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Today's Word/phrase:

talk shop

to talk about work even when at leisure

  • hey, you guys, it's our lunch break, stop talking shop!!!

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    sort out

    arrange something or find a solution

    • once we have a venue I'll sort out all the details.

    the tip of the iceberg

    The part of the problem that is known. There may be more and worse to come

    • This problem may be only the tip if the iceberg, it might get worse.


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