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chat

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chat(
chaht
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to converse)
a. charlar
We were just chatting about you when you walked in.Justo estábamos charlando de ti cuando entraste.
b. conversar
I went to a café after school yesterday to chat with some friends.Fui a un café ayer para conversar con unos amigos.
c. platicar
I think you need to chat with your son about his behavior.Creo que debes platicar con tu hijo sobre su comportamiento.
2. (computing)
a. chatear
She's always on her computer chatting with someone instead of talking with the people around her.Siempre está chateando en la computadora en lugar de hablar con la gente de su alrededor.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (light conversation)
a. la charla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I enjoyed our chat over lunch today.Disfruté la charla que tuvimos durante el almuerzo hoy.
b. la conversación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We had a pleasant chat over dinner with the family on Christmas.Tuvimos una conversación placentera durante la cena con la familia en Navidad.
c. la plática
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I had an interesting chat in the cab from the airport.Tuve una plática interesante en el taxi desde el aeropuerto.
4. (computing)
a. el chat
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The customer service representative told me she would save our chat for future reference.La representante de atención al cliente me dijo que grabaría nuestro chat para referencia futura.
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chat
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (informal conversation)
a. la charla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
b. la plática
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to have a chatcharlar
chat showtertulia f televisiva
2. (computers)
a. el charla f, chat
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
chat roomsala de conversación
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (talk informally)
a. charlar
b. platicar
4. (computers)
a. charlar, chatear
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chat [tʃæt]
noun
charla (f); plática (f); (CAm)
to have a chat with (gen) charlar con; platicar con; (CAm) (discuss) hablar con; I'll have a chat with him about it hablaré con él de or sobre ello
intransitive verb
1 (talk) charlar; platicar; (CAm)with, to con
2 (Internet) chatear
modifier
chat room (n) (Internet) canal (m) de charla; foro (m) de discusión; chat (m)
Users of the dial-up conferencing system can set up ad hoc `chat rooms" where dozens of people can post messages in real time After seeing Braveheart for the 80th time, she set up a `chat room" devoted to the film on the Web
chat show (n) programa (m) de entrevistas
chat show host (n) presentador (m) de programa de entrevistas
chat show hostess (n) presentadora (f) de programa de entrevistas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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