Значение идиомы shoot the breeze

[shoot the breeze] or [bat the breeze] or [fan the breeze] or[shoot the bull] {v. phr.}, {slang} To talk.

Jim shot the breezewith his neighbor while the children were playing.

Come into thekitchen and we’ll bat the breeze over a cup of coffee.

The womenwere shooting the breeze about Jim’s latest trouble with the police.

The fishermen were shooting the bull about the school of sail fishthey had seen.