English version

chit-chat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchit-chatˈchit-chat noun [uncountable] informal  TALK TO somebodyconversation about things that are not very important boring social chit-chat
Examples from the Corpus
chit-chatchit-chat about new carsAnd voice your own opinions on afterlife chit-chat by joining in the debate below.At the turn of a switch, an emotional tirade could become jocular chit-chat.A total shut down of loose chit-chat on the air waves.Now you may be thinking that these options sound very dramatic and limited in the context of social chit-chat.The nature of social chit-chat, then, and indeed of the bulk of our talk, must be tentative and indirect.Unproductive meetings, domestic rows and uncomfortable social chit-chat can all be caused by status needs being ignored and camouflaged.She attempts a snarl, lost in the chit-chat.But enough of all this chit-chat.
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