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talk about

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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.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"
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
References in classic literature ?
If you mean libel, I'd say so, and not talk about labels, as if Papa was a pickle bottle," advised Jo, laughing.
Rome said that not only was it important for him to go on both his radio and Fox Sports Net TV show Wednesday after missing Tuesday, but he wanted to go on to talk about the appropriateness of sports.
They are as follows: coffee talk, cigarette talk, aspirin talk, drug talk, ceremonial talk, discourse of identity, gender talk, race talk, and talk about class.