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what's the difference between "chat" and "talk“


what's the difference between "chat" and "talk“ .Which one we can use to describe the dialoge we type on Skype.

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Category: Language



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    to chat - to engage in an informal/easy/familiar/casual conversation.
    to talk - to express thoughts by way of spoken language


    "Chat" usually refers to taking part in a discussion with someone on the internet or talking to someone in friendly, informal way.
    "Talk" refers saying words and speaking to someone.

    "Chat" would be used to refer to a conversation on Skype.

    Here's another useful thread to help you tell the difference between the two:

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