shoot the breeze

shoot the breeze или bat the breeze или fan the breeze или shoot the bull  {v. phr.},  {slang}
Разговаривать, болтать.
Jim shot the breeze with his neighbor while the children were playing.
Come into the kitchen and we'll bat the breeze over a cup of coffee.
The women were shooting the breeze about Jim's latest trouble with the police.
The fishermen were shooting the bull about the school of sail fish they had seen.
Категории: {slang} {v. phr.}