English Idiom – Shoot the breeze.
Meaning – To have an informal chat or casual conversation. Shooting the breeze can also be used to describe a situation when you waste time talking about things that are not very important.
The expression shoot the shit has the same meaning as shoot the breeze – but can be seen as vulgar and should be used with caution.
This is an American English idiom.
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When could you use this idiom?
- You want to meet your friends for coffee and a gossip.
- Friends are sitting together chatting about random things.
- Students in class are discussing unimportant things when they should be studying.
- You are having a few drinks and catching up with friends in the pub.
- “It was awesome meeting you guys for dinner last night. The food was scrumptious and I always have so much fun shooting the breeze with you!”
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