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natter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnatternat‧ter1 /ˈnætə $ -ər/ verb [intransitive] British English informal  TALK TO somebodyto talk for a long time about unimportant things syn chatnatter to/with Sometimes she would pick up the telephone and natter to Charles.natter about Lynne’s been nattering on about the wedding for weeks.→ See Verb table
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natterRounding off the evening were excellent refreshments and the chance to natter.Keith and Tom were nattering about cars and not doing a stroke of work.I can't stand about nattering all day with youFor years, I would natter on, whether it was about business or personal matters.To gossip: to natter, to prattle, to chatter, to tittle-tattle, to jabber, to jaw.natter to/withThen sometimes she would pick up the telephone and natter to Charles.She'd have a natter with him if he were, something she often did on her half-days.
natternatter2 noun [singular] British English informal  TALK TO somebodythe act of talking about unimportant things syn chat We sat down and had a natter and a cup of tea.
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natterI could do with a drink and a natter.She'd have a natter with him if he were, something she often did on her half-days.We might sit down and have a bit of a natter and a cup of tea.Then sometimes she would pick up the telephone and natter to Charles.
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Verb table
natter
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theynatter
he, she, itnatters
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theynattered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave nattered
he, she, ithas nattered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad nattered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill natter
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have nattered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam nattering
he, she, itis nattering
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you, we, theyare nattering
Past
I, he, she, itwas nattering
you, we, theywere nattering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been nattering
he, she, ithas been nattering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been nattering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be nattering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been nattering
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