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talking

slang The activity that two people who are romantically interested in each other but are not officially dating are said to be engaging in. Those two are talking now? When did that start? A: "No, no, we're just talking, it's nothing serious." B: "You're basically going on dates with this girl—it's way more than just 'talking,' but OK."
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4 : to use a certain language <They were talking Spanish.
Active listening is a good technique, but how and when you use it needs to vary if you do not want to further alienate the person you are talking to.
Conversely, if you have long pauses between words or sentences, people go to sleep, get bored in the middle of the conversation, or think you don't know what you are talking about.
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I work for peanuts,'' proclaims Larry the Talking Elephant.
The government said it lacked the legal authority to intervene and end the strike, and the Clinton administration was relying on Herman to keep the parties talking.
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