Meaning: If you talk turkey, you discuss something seriously, usually to do with business or money.
- After the owner had shown him around the apartment, Shane decided it was just what he wanted, so he said, "OK, I'm interested. Let's talk turkey."
- I started to say something about the deal, but Mr Hamilton said, "Not now, my boy. We never talk turkey at the dinner table."
Before we could talk turkey about the deal, we had to