Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) a friendly and informal conversation
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have/had a good chin-wag (about sth)
To have a 'chin wag' is a slang expression similar to the expression 'have a chat'. It means to meet to have an informal conversation or to share gossip. This is an informal expression you might use more often in social situations.
Social Examples (Advance)
My friend and Ihad a good chin-wagover a cup of coffee. We caught up on all the gossip.
The postmanstopped for a bit of a chin-wagafter delivering the mail. He talks to everyone around the town!
Professional Examples (Advance)
On the mid-morning break, everyone goes to the break room for coffee, biscuits and a chin wag it's an informal way for everyone to get to know each other.
The door of my office is usually open if you ever need a chat or a chin wag.
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