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cháchara

sustantivo femenino

  • 1 [familiar] (conversación) See examples: se pasa la mañana de cháchara con las vecinas
    she spends the whole morning chattering o (inglés británico) [familiar] nattering with the neighbors
    basta de cháchara y a trabajar
    that's enough chatter o [familiar] chitchat, get down to some work
  • 2 (México) (objeto de poca importancia) See examples: compro ropa usada, y cháchara(s) en general
    secondhand clothing and general bric-a-brac bought
    tiene el cajón lleno de chácharas
    his drawer's full of junk o of odds and ends
    ¿y esa cháchara?
    what's that bit of old junk?
Example sentences
  • Ella se puso a hablarme, casi dos horas de Paulo Coelho, yo veía como el día se iba oscureciendo y ella seguía con la cháchara.
  • Nos presentaron formalmente y, al cabo de unos minutos de cháchara, fue inevitable no referirnos a Valeria.
  • La tensión dramática del momento era demasiado fuerte como para entrar a una cháchara política que bien podíamos pasarla para el día siguiente.

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