chat

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtʃæt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/tʃæt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(chat)


Inflections of 'chat' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
chats
v 3rd person singular
chatting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
chatted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
chatted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

chat

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [long, brief, short, quick, little, good] chat (with)
  2. a (very) [pleasant, worrying, productive] chat
  3. had a chat with my [friends, parents, teacher]
  4. had a chat [last night, yesterday]
  5. (I think) we need to have a chat
  6. I [called, stopped by, went over] for a chat
  7. called [in, her] for a chat
  8. thanks for the chat
  9. a chat about [sex, relationships, your grades]
  10. a chat in person
  11. a chat [on, over] the phone
  12. [sex, video, adult, webcam] chat
  13. [banned from, thrown out of] the chat
n as adj
  1. in a chat room
  2. a chat [app, application, program, client]
  3. chat software
  4. my chat partner
v
  1. chat online
  2. chat with your [classmates, friends]
  3. chat about [going, doing, having]
  4. chatting about your [day, life]
  5. chat live (with)
  6. chatted for a [while, few minutes, half an hour]
  7. chatted to him [about, for]
  8. [is always, never stops] chatting
  9. [time, stop] to chat
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