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talk turkey

Definition of talk turkey in English:

North American informal Discuss something frankly and straightforwardly: she promised to go talk turkey with the representatives
More example sentences
  • What a cherished American tradition - to eat turkey and talk turkey at the same time.
  • Both men checked their egos and preconceived notions and talked turkey.
  • At the hearing, it was the academics who talked turkey, and took on the real world.
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