chew the fat | chew the rag
This page is about the idiom chew the fat | chew the rag
Meaning: If you chew the fat, or chew the rag, you have a long, friendly chat with someone.
- I sometimes call Wendy late at night and we chew the fat for an hour or so before going to sleep.
- Why don't you come over on Sunday morning and I'll make some breakfast and we can chew the rag for a couple of hours?
"Chew the fat" is used more in British and Australian English, while "chew the rag" is used more in American English.
While I was chewing the fat with Graham, he
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Contributor: Matt Errey