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    Is there any difference between the words conversation ( s ) and chat /

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    Re: difference

    Conversation is the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.; the spoken exchange of thoughts, opinions, information and feelings; a talk; oral communication between persons; colloquy; a meeting for the purpose of informal talk.

    Chat is an informal, light conversation; easy, familiar talk.

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    Re: difference

    Quote Originally Posted by Buddhaheart View Post
    Conversation is the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.; the spoken exchange of thoughts, opinions, information and feelings; a talk; oral communication between persons; colloquy; a meeting for the purpose of informal talk.

    Chat is an informal, light conversation; easy, familiar talk.
    thank you! I have another doubt if you donīt mind answering me
    In this sentence: "Letīs keep our conversations solely by email. I am not a phone person and I like to write. It is more creative. So, letīs carry on our conversations by email."
    What is the difference between keep and carry on here? And if possible to say what does the speaker mean ?

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    Re: difference

    "Letīs keep (have permanently or forever; hold) our conversations solely by email. I am not a phone person and I like to write. It is more creative. So, let's carry on (continue {as before}; go on with) our conversations by email."

    In terms of word class, "keep" is a v.tr. and "carry on" is phrasal verb. "Carry on" implies an on-going action.

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    Re: difference

    Thank you very much for your kindness!

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