small talk


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small talk

[′smȯl ‚tȯk]
(computer science)
A high-level, user-friendly programming language that incorporates the functions of an operating system.
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Then they will have to learn to communicate with customers and clients, many of whom will be older and demand small talk.
Never let the small talk diminish you or stop you from leading a productive life.
Carducci said that small talk pays it forward, and when people are nicer to other people they're going to be nicer to them and nicer to others.
Their ability to make small talk makes them appear more socially adept than introverts.
We need to take every opportunity we can to engage people and move beyond small talk to more important matters, and generally, we're not very good at that,” says Clarity Advantage President Nick Miller.
There's only so far my small talk will take me and it's not a half-hour walk to work first thing in the morning.
Small Talk was a BBC 1 programme, which saw Corbett ask the three contestants a question that they then asked panel of nine children.
This is nothing personal as Tony Snell does a good job pressing buttons to play his discs and engaging in small talk.
After a polite handshake and some small talk, Monsieur Wenger headed for anearly shower and left the Yankie go-getter to his bar-bells.
DAVE It's, uh, her, well, you know, tough for guys to strike up small talk with an intimidatingly beautiful girl.
He'd always smile and wave at neighbors and was never too busy for small talk.
The following ice-breaking tips from Debra Fine, author of The Fine Art of Small Talk, can help you turn another tired social occasion into a productive networking opportunity--even if small talk does not come naturally to you--and possibly come away with revitalized relationships with acquaintances and associates, or even new business opportunities.

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