English Idiom: There are all kinds of conversations from very serious to very light. When you have a light, friendly chat with someone, you can say that you are chewing the fat with them. In terms of structure, “chew the fat” is used as a verb:
– We used to meet at the coffee shop and chew the fat for hours
– Ben and Jerry are always chewing the fat when they are drinking beer.
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