In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1charlar informalcotorrear informalwe nattered on about this and that — estuvimos charlando de todo un poco informal
- they were nattering away — estaban de gran charla
- She's constantly nattering on about her plans for the weekend and what she plans to cook.
- Iain's dad and I work together, so no doubt we will be nattering about England's progress at every opportunity.
- The barman eventually stops nattering to his mates and notices us waiting, but that's the price you pay for being in a real pub, with real regulars, I tell myself.
- Anyhow, we ate our curries and noodles and nattered away for a fair few hours, catching up on all the things we've missed.
- It was fun, nattering on about my various writing projects and reflecting on my day's work.
- A bunch of eighteen-year-olds, nattering about parents: ‘They don't understand me.’
- We walked and spent the whole evening last night nattering about him.
- A 10% increase in reading speed means that you've got 10% more time to spend nattering with your colleagues over coffee.
- Jay and Bud are making something in the kitchen, nattering like old friends.
- The cabin crew often seem more interested in nattering among themselves than in being attentive to passengers.
- And the two young ladies kept on nattering on about hair fashion all the time pretending not to see an old man standing close by.
- Only… these were the same ones you were nattering with last night.
- One of my wife's sisters was also present, nattering at my older brother about something.
- So, there I was, trying to work and there she was, nattering on about how it was colder than the time she'd spent in some place in America which I can't remember.
- Around her, they chattered, nattered, muttered… and laughed.
- We spent close to 3 hours laughing and nattering away about nothing in particular.
- A man grabs my shoulder and starts nattering at me in Swedish.
- But the bus driver's mate jumped on and they started nattering.
- I like cricket, I like sitting on the boundary with a cold beer, nattering with my friends, half an eye on the game, getting burned because I forgot the sun cream.
- There were seats full of teenagers nattering about boys, homework and clothes.
1(no plural) charla feminine informalto have a natter — charlar
- It was a great comfort to my mother - they had a grand natter over a cup of tea.
- I stayed at home with my mum, and we had a good natter.
- Noel made sure that he popped into his grandparents for an enjoyable natter.
- Had quite a nice lunch and a natter with Owen; he seems to be enjoying life in Britain.
- It's a shame we didn't have time for a natter when we'd done, but my next guest was waiting and we had to move on.
- So you send email, you ring your friends, and you have a natter round the coffee machine.
- As soon as he recognised her he gave her a peck on the cheek and stopped for a natter.
- At one point I was worried Ronnie wasn't going to recover and I would go round to Stephanie's and have a good cry or a natter.
- ‘I'm not stopping,’ chirrups the visitor who settles down for a cuppa and a natter with her coat on.
- We also had a natter about psychology and the Mediterranean diet.
- It feels a bit like when you're in a supermarket and, by the fruit and veg, you bump into somebody you know well enough to stop and have a natter.
- I felt very, very alive, and so desperate to speak with an intelligent, creative woman that I rang a friend back home for a good natter.
- He used to go to Beckhill Working Men's Club and have a natter with Donald because he knew what nights he went there.
- Each lunchtime he would go to Mario's, his local caff in Kentish Town, for a natter with the locals.
- It's the kind of place you could meet your mates on a Saturday lunchtime for a natter and nachos, or have an early tea after work, as we did.
- Many of them are elderly and have nowhere to go and have a natter.
- She said: ‘I'll miss having a natter with the teachers but I won't miss having to get up at half-past six!’
- Coming to bingo is the only chance I get to relax, chill out and have a bit of a natter with my friends or family.
- Now for something completely different for those of you who are getting weary of the political natter.
- Buni comes round for a natter, in lieu of the lunch I've had to cancel.
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