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Dianna came in,and began to back out on the rebound as soon as she saw that something out of the usual coffee and natter was up.
natter about (on) sth
natter away all afternoon
Yet only 4 hours previously I had been preaching to myself that it was my Reason′ s business to manufacture my happiness out of the raw material of no natter what environment I found myself in.
The numbers, though, remain paltry. Only 18% of working-age Saudi women work (against 65% of men), one of the world′s lowest rates. And for all the headlines, the kingdom has only 67 female lawyers (out of 3,400), and 21 female councillors (out of 3,150). Female lawyers say they have to contend with judges who tell them to sit down when they stand up to represent clients. But over time the taboos on women in public life seem to fraying.|| “Women are better at representing other women because women natter more than men, and women understand them better,” says Judge Faisal Orani, fresh from sentencing a whisky-drinker to 80 lashes.|| He opposes the introduction of female judges, he says, “but over time, anything can change. Maybe I′ll change too.”
Second, most poker is still played socially, whether in casinos or at home, and you can′t have a beer and a natter with a bot.
1.A casual and leisurely conversation.
‘I could do with a drink and a _natter_ ’
‘Many of them are elderly and have nowhere to go and have a _natter_ .’
1.Talk casually, especially on unimportant matters; chat.
‘they _nattered_ away for hours’
‘But the bus driver’s mate jumped on and they started _nattering_ .’
独上高台望四海 手揽云月傍天飞， 落叶重重已十月 归鸟凄凄啼心扉。