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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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You' re just waiting for them to go red in the face and pop out of their chair and go, `You don't know what you're talking about!'"
I'll ask him, "Whom are you talking to here?" I can tell when you're praying.
It's such a combination of symptoms and factors, because you could be talking about anything from problems with your HV-AC system to excess tobacco smoke, things like that.
"Shame is right." Momma cleared her throat and nodded toward me to tell Miss Perkins she didn't want to talk in front of me, so I knew they weren't talking about just business.
Extroverts probably have the hardest time listening, because they like to do their thinking by talking about what they are hearing.
"Weird, ain't it," he said, "to be so scareda just sitting down and talking to somebody?
Supertankers slide across the horizon: it is 1974 and everyone is talking about the oil crisis and the Arabs holding the West to ransom.
Talking too loudly is as offensive as talking too softly.
If I heard my friends were talking about me like that, I'd transfer schools."
--Richard Simmons, talking about why his sexual orientation is not mentioned in his new autobiography, Still Hungry After All These Years, as quoted in the September 12 edition of the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Sun-Sentinel
He muses on how we got into this ridiculous debate - instead of talking about how to make government work better, much of the country mindlessly insisting Government Is Bad - but offers no insights.
The public is not so unsophisticated as to miss the posturing and entertainment focus of these talking heads.
It's ongoing, keeping up with people, staying in relationships, talking to them at meetings, calling occasionally to see how they are doing, writing a note of thanks when appropriate.
Whether you're talking online, on the phone or in person, we've covered all the bases to get your tongue untangled and back in the game.
Donahue can say he's talking about penis because he wants to help people and I'm talking about penis because I want ratings.