Idiom:  talk shop


Idiom:  talk shop

  • to talk about work or your profession

Example sentences

— I hate going out to dinner with my husband and his colleagues because they always talk shop.

— It’s happy hour! We’re supposed to be happy so stop talking shop.

— We have a rule for lunch. If you come with us there's no talking shop.

— I was pleasantly surprised to learn Sandy is also a dog trainer so we talked shop most of the evening.

— My roommates work together and talk shop all the time at home.

— When work is over I turn off my computer and don't talk shop until I log on again the next day.

— It was fascinating listening to the investigators talk shop. I cannot believe what people will do to commit insurance fraud.

— Guys, talking shop is so boring that we're even willing to talk politics if you stop.

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