Marina
What is the difference between "old chum" and "old mate"?
Sep 30, 2012 9:39 AM
Answers · 5
Chum and mate are alternatives to 'friend'. They all mean more or less the same thing, Marina.
September 30, 2012
Yes, pretty much the same thing (friend), however an Aussie would not normally use "chum" in place of "mate". We even have our own special definition for "old mate". Sooo.. we're getting into regional differences here. :)
September 30, 2012
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December 5, 2015
Thank you, Neal.
September 30, 2012
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