[QUOTE=keannu;899979]. At first, I couldn't understand what actually happened in "she talked and talked", but finally realized "Raisa Gorbachev chimed in many times", right?[//QUOTE] No. It means that she did not stop talking. She was waiting for Nancy to chime in. As the writer says, "Mrs. Gorbarchev might have been wondering why her U.S. counterpart never said anything - and made her do all the conversational work."