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bruit about

To talk about something in a loose or gossipy manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bruit" and "about." They are bruiting about that story as if it's the truth. Management is just casually bruiting about the idea of layoffs. Don't bruit that nonsense about here, we're not buying it.
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bruit something about

to spread a rumor around; to gossip something around. You really shouldn't bruit that incident about, you know. The story was bruited about all over the office.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Another strategy bruited about to decongest the metropolis is to build a fast light rail system to Clark in Pampanga, and relocate national government offices to the economic zone into which the former US air base had been converted.
The magazine is FSHN, which is pronounced "fashion," but which stands for Fashionable, Sexy, Haute and Naughty, not exactly words that get bruited about by the regime as acceptable.
Although the word "leadership" was bruited about ad nauseam in the late campaign, we emerged no wiser about what it consists of.