talk shop

idiom

: to talk about work
They like to talk shop during lunch.

Examples of talk shop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here’s how to rediscover your childlike wonder Jan. 18, 2024 For nearly 70 years, the L.A. Puppetry Guild has been creating space for professionals and fans to network, talk shop and generally revel in the art of bringing inanimate objects to life. Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times, 21 Mar. 2024 Bloomberg reported that Apple met with both Google and OpenAI to talk shop, but was more interested in incorporating Gemini. Susan Howson, Quartz, 19 Mar. 2024 Beato got the ultimate jazz tribute: Jarrett invited him to his home in New Jersey to talk shop. John Blake, CNN, 25 Feb. 2024 From 7-10 p.m. Saturday the fiesta moves to Bakehouse Art Complex (561 NW 32nd St., Miami), where resident artists will be in house to talk shop ($10 donation for non-VIP ticketholders). Miami Staff, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 Addressing the South China Sea issue could also be a catalyst for upgrading the EAS from a talk shop to a more functional regional institution. Robert A. Manning, Foreign Affairs, 10 Aug. 2016 Chip Somodevilla Silicon Valley’s biggest executives went to Washington this week to talk shop with lawmakers as artificial intelligence and its regulation take on an urgent focus on the Hill. Paolo Confino, Fortune, 14 Sep. 2023 Businesswomen talk shop The event featured women from different walks of life. Chandra Fleming, Detroit Free Press, 20 Apr. 2023 Zoeller and Corcoran will pick the winner, who will receive $20,000 in funding as well as a call from Corcoran and a chance to talk shop with Zoeller. Gina Pace, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2023

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“Talk shop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talk%20shop. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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