SMALL TALK: meaning and examples
Today's expression is: small talk
It means: polite conversation about unimportant things (for example, the weather, sports, music).
If you have to do business in English, one of the first things you should learn is how to use small talk.
Mike's Boss: Whatever you do, don't talk about politics or religion at the meeting.
Mike: Don't worry, I'm an expert in small talk. I'll avoid all of those controversial topics and concentrate on football and weather.
Enjoy the rest of your day!