Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Talks"

The meaning of "Talks" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does 1. intend to highlight several brilliant and inspirational talks by Asian TED speakers. mean?
A: TED is devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks.
Q: What does {What about our talks makes you feel that way} mean?
A: ‘Talks’ here could also mean ‘conversations’ or ‘presentations’. So the question could be rephrased:

‘What part of our conversations made you feel happy/sad/....’

Or in context it might be:

A: I didn’t enjoy these talks
B: What about our talks makes you feel that way?
A: They were too complicated
Q: What does what are fancy talks? mean?
A: A "fancy talker" is someone who uses words that others don't understand, usually because they are trying to seem better than everyone else. It is usually said in spite to call someone out for showing off in this way or to discredit someone that one cannot understand. I see this mostly with Southerners and Southern stereotype characters.

Example:
"We've had enough of your fancy talking, Dr. Neil."
"Quit your fancy talking and start making some sense."
"This hospital's just full of these fancy talking doctors and I still don't know what's going on!"
Q: What does impromptu talks mean?
A: Impromtu - is something that you have not prepared to/for

An "impromtu talks" is having a conversation unexpectedly
Q: What does He often talks in circles, frequently contradicting himself and often ends up saying nothing mean?
A: Talking in circles is when you keep talking but aren’t saying anything new. You just keep repeating the same ideas.

Contradicting yourself is saying things that can’t both be true like “I was born in Europe. The first country I was ever in was Japan”.

Saying nothing just means “saying nothing of value”.

Synonyms of "Talks" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between He barely talks. and He doesn't talk that much. and He doesn't talk often. and He is a man of few words and Which one is more natural and popular? ?
A: "He barely talks," "He doesn't talk that much," and "He doesn't talk that often" all mean the same thing and are very natural to say.

"He is a man of few words," has a more literary flavor to it and sounds more formal. You'd be more prone to hear that phrase in a book or a movie set in an older time period.

Translations of "Talks"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? where can I watch some teacher’s small talks? like movies, websites, TV series, anything would work for me :)
A: TED Talks on Youtube

Other questions about "Talks"

Q: He always talks one-sidedly.
彼はいつも一方的に話す。

Is this sentence correct?
A: "He is always biased against (subject)" is more commonly used.
Q: She only talks a few words right now, but she always mumbles and seems to trying to talk something to me. Does this sound natural?
A: She only speaks a few words right now, but she always mumbles and seems to be trying to say something to me.
Q: She never talks badly about other people. Does this sound natural?
A: Perfect 👌
Q: I'm still struggling to catch what they are talking in daily talks. Also I need to practice speaking more because I often stumble while I'm talking. But anyway, I feel like my English is coming along and I'm happy about that. Does this sound natural?
A: I'm still stuggling to catch what they are saying in daily conversations. I also need to practice speaking more because I often stumble while I'm talking. But in any case, I feel like my English is coming along and I'm happy about that.

Though you still need a little work, your English is coming along nicely! :)
Q: There are not so many talks in the movie but instead, nature scenes and music emerge and act as though additional characters. Does this sound natural?
A: Pretty good, but here's a suggestion:
"There is not a lot of conversation in the movie. Instead, (breathtaking) natural scenery and (poignant) music emerge and act as (though they are) additional characters."

Everything in parentheses can either be left in (without the parentheses of course) or omitted completely.

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