chew the fat


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.chew the fat - talk socially without exchanging too much informationchew the fat - talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
converse, discourse - carry on a conversation
jawbone, schmoose, schmooze, shmoose, shmooze - talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
Translations
discuter le bout de gras
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Quick, get us a part-time job on the tills at Twilight star Robert Pattinson's local so we can chew the fat over a loaf of bread.
The charismatic host will once again chew the fat with stars from stage, screen, TV and sports.
Sydney, Dec 3 ( ANI ): Australian fast bowling coach Craig McDermott welcomed bowlers to his Brisbane home before the Gabba Ashes Test to chew the fat and chew on some sizzling beef, and this could be a reason for the nation's success in the first Ashes Test.
The event will provide the opportunity for business leaders across the country to get together and share their experiences, chew the fat and hear from these speakers about their thoughts on business and how businesses are getting on in these difficult times.
I meet fairly regularly with the analyst at Newcastle Falcons, Martin Hastie, to chew the fat, and with one of the professional football sides.
The party sees the return of some of the We Love favourites among them Derrick May and Carl Craig, James Zabiela, Paul Woolford, Claude Von Stroke, Chew The Fat and, of course, Alfredo.
Property experts have met to chew the fat at Coventry law firm Band Hatton's annual residential property buffet.
We meet our friends and chew the fat over a pint or two.
Desmond and I get together occasionally with another old pupil, Donald Swann to chew the fat, but we lost contact with Fred,'' said Geoff.
Besides discourse, functional seating is another trope common to many of these artists' projects, and in "theany-spacewhatever" bodies could park themselves on Gillick's handsome S-shaped benches (Audioguide Bench, Guggenheim, NY, 2008), on a beanbag chair in Gordon and Tiravanija's graffiti-decorated video lounge (Cinema Liberte/Bar Lounge, 1996/2008), or on pillows in the carpeted area where Tiravanija's two-hour-long 2008 documentary Chew the Fat was playing.
It was always a pleasure to chew the fat whenever we met at southern racecourses.
Perhaps Scotland's image abroad has been burnished by the sight of the world's most powerful men gathering to chew the fat.