to talk in a friendly and informal way
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I chat with my mum every other day.
My 7-year-old daughter chats to everyone when we are shopping.
A: I'm not feeling too good at the moment.
B: I'm sorry to hear that. Do you want to chat about it?
A: Not really. Maybe tomorrow.
B: Okay. I'm here if you want.
I chatted with my new neighbours.
We were at the party for about three hours. My husband chatted to everyone about his new car. It was so boring.
A: How was last night?
B: It was good thanks. I chatted to Rebecca about her new boyfriend.
A: Is it serious?
B: Not yet. They've only been on three dates.
Give me a minute; I'm chatting to Steven.
She's chatting to everyone she sees. We won't get home for another hour at least.
A: Where have you been?
B: I've been chatting to Roger about the football.
A: No wonder you've been gone for so long.
B: Yeah, sorry.
I've chatted to pilots before and planes almost fly themselves now.
Janey had chatted to a few friends before setting off home.
A: Hey, how are you?
B: I'm good thanks. How are you?
A: Really good thank you. We haven't chatted in ages!
B: I know. Let's chat over coffee next week.