Talk Turkey


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Talk Turkey

Informal; to speak candidly, especially about a problem or a situation one wishes to resolve. Talking turkey is often necessary in order to conclude any business deal.
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Havelock is due to meet Bears owner Chris van Straaten for contract talks later this week, while Dan Giffard was also due to talk turkey with the club supremo after both were given permission by their respective parent clubs to discuss a further loan spell at South Tees Motorsports Park.
IT was time for West Midlands business leaders to talk Turkey - at a high-level reception for top Turkish diplomats.
What a cherished American tradition--to eat turkey and talk turkey at the same time.
When you talk turkey clothing, you're talking camouflage.
Dinner hour, and I sit down to the table with my wife and three small children, ready to talk turkey.
If Frank Stella tells us next to nothing about the artist's relations with his father, let alone about his art and career, is there any hope that it'll talk turkey about the women in his life?
Even USDA is reluctant to talk turkey about how all that money is spent, providing only general information.