chew the fat/ chew the rag


chew the fat/ chew the rag
talk, visit, have a chin wag
  

I'll go and get the wine while you two relax and chew the fat.


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  • chew\ the\ rag — • chew the fat • chew the rag v. phr. slang To talk together in an idle, friendly fashion; chat. We used to meet after work, and chew the fat over coffee and doughnuts. The old man would chew the rag for hours with anyone who would join him …   Словарь американских идиом

  • chew the rag — phrasal or chew the fat slang : to make friendly familiar conversation : chat sitting in an old chair in front of the warehouse on the St. Paul levee … chewing the rag with anybody who came up the river Meridel Le Sueur * * * chew the rag or chew …   Useful english dictionary

  • chew the rag — ► chew the fat (or rag) informal chat in a leisurely way. Main Entry: ↑chew …   English terms dictionary

  • chew the rag — phrasal see chew the fat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chew the rag — Go to chew the fat …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • chew the fat — or[chew the rag] {v. phr.}, {slang} To talk together in an idle, friendly fashion; chat. * /We used to meet after work, and chew the fat over coffee and doughnuts./ * /The old man would chew the rag for hours with anyone who would join him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • chew the fat — or[chew the rag] {v. phr.}, {slang} To talk together in an idle, friendly fashion; chat. * /We used to meet after work, and chew the fat over coffee and doughnuts./ * /The old man would chew the rag for hours with anyone who would join him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • chew\ the\ fat — • chew the fat • chew the rag v. phr. slang To talk together in an idle, friendly fashion; chat. We used to meet after work, and chew the fat over coffee and doughnuts. The old man would chew the rag for hours with anyone who would join him …   Словарь американских идиом

  • chew — ► VERB 1) bite and work (food) in the mouth to make it easier to swallow. 2) (chew over) discuss or consider at length. 3) (chew out) N. Amer. informal reprimand severely. ► NOUN 1) an instance of chewing. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • chew — [cho͞o] vt. [ME chewen < OE ceowan, to bite, chew < IE base * gjeu , to chew > Pers ǰavidan, Ger kauen] 1. to bite and grind or crush with the teeth; masticate ☆ 2. Slang to rebuke severely; reprimand: usually with out vi. 1. to chew… …   English World dictionary