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vb (intr, preposition)
1. to discuss
2. used informally and often ironically to add emphasis to a statement: all his plays have such ridiculous plots — talk about good drama!.
3. know what one is talking about to have thorough or specialized knowledge
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|Verb||1.||talk about - to consider or examine in speech or writing; "The author talks about the different aspects of this question"; "The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'"|
deal, plow, handle, treat, cover, address - act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China"
descant - talk at great length about something of one's interest
talk shop - discuss matters that are related to work; "As soon as they met, the linguists started to talk shop"
|2.||talk about - discuss or mention; "They spoke of many things"|
hash out, talk over, discuss - speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget"
blaspheme - speak of in an irreverent or impious manner; "blaspheme God"