ADJ. brief, little, quick, short | long | cosy, fireside, friendly, good, nice | casual, informal | quiet | interesting | idle | confidential, private
VERB + CHAT have We had a nice chat over a cup of tea.
CHAT + NOUN show
PREP. ~ about a chat about his new job | ~ between a chat between Mr Blair and a journalist | ~ to/with I'll have a chat to John about it. a friendly chat with a neighbour
ADV. briefly | amicably, casually, easily, informally You will have a chance to circulate and chat informally. | politely | away They chatted away to each other.
PREP. about We chatted briefly about the weather. | to George was in the kitchen chatting to some friends. | with I spent a happy half-hour chatting with a friend.