01. The young girls were all [gossiping] about which boys they liked at school.
02. I would never tell Georgia anything personal because she is such a [gossip] that everyone would hear about it within a few days.
03. You shouldn't talk to the secretary so much; the other people in the office are starting to [gossip] about the two of you.
04. She was away from work for a year after the birth of her baby, so she often phoned the office to hear the latest [gossip] about what was happening there.
05. When Sophie stayed overnight at Audrey's house, the two girls sat up [gossiping] until well after midnight.
06. I don't like going to parties with my mom because all her friends are these [gossipy] old women that like to stick their noses into other people's business.
07. A Hollywood [gossip] column has suggested the two stars of the movie are secretly having an affair.
08. The girls in my class are always [gossiping] about who is going out with whom.
09. You shouldn't listen to [gossip]. It's often not true.
10. If you [gossip] about others when they are not around, they will [gossip] about you too.
11. There is a lot of [gossip] floating around the school, but no one really knows why the teacher was fired.
12. Earl Wilson once said that [gossip] is when you hear something you like about someone you don't.
13. Will Rogers once noted that the only time people dislike [gossip] is when you [gossip] about them.
14. There is a Chinese proverb which observes that there is [gossip] every day, but if no one listens anymore the [gossip] will die.
15. A Lebanese proverb notes that he who [gossips] to you, [gossips] about you to others.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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