conversation

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌkɒnvərˈseɪʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌkɑnvɚˈseɪʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kon′vər sāshən)


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conversation

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. an important conversation [with, about, concerning]
  2. a [brief, long, drawn-out] conversation
  3. an [in-depth, extensive] conversation
  4. [a telephone, an online] conversation
  5. a conversation over the [telephone, internet]
  6. a [boring, interesting, personal] conversation
  7. this conversation [bores] me
  8. am bored of this conversation
  9. am interested [in, by] this conversation
  10. had a conversation with him
  11. had [this, the same] conversation [yesterday, already]
  12. have already had this conversation
  13. am just trying to make conversation
  14. [end, start] a conversation
  15. [strike, build, keep] up a conversation
  16. overheard their conversation
  17. overheard a conversation between
  18. was [eavesdropping on, listening in to] our conversation
  19. he [tapped, bugged, recorded] their conversation
  20. was [mentioned, brought up] in conversation
  21. do you remember our conversation about
  22. the conversation [died, petered] out
  23. the conversation [went back, turned, reverted] to
  24. a conversation about [politics, math, work]
  25. a conversation in [Spanish]
  26. an [interesting] topic of conversation
  27. [following, further to] our [phone, earlier] conversation
n as adj
  1. a good conversation starter
  2. [poor, adequate, great] conversation skills
  3. a conversation partner
  4. a [Spanish] conversation class
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