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talk about

  1. (idiomatic, colloquial) Used to draw attention to the speaker's characterization of someone or something
    Talk about a loose cannon! Did you hear his TV speech?
    • 1912, Stratemeyer Syndicate, chapter 1, in Baseball Joe on the School Nine:
      "I should say yes," agreed George. "And talk about speed!" he added. "Wow! One ball he threw soaked me in the ear. I can feel it yet!" and he rubbed the side of his head reflectively.

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