talk over

talk over
talk (something) over to discuss something.

We should get together and talk this over.

They met yesterday to talk over ways of funding the school.

Usage notes: usually said about a disagreement or problem

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  • talk over — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms talk over : present tense I/you/we/they talk over he/she/it talks over present participle talking over past tense talked over past participle talked over to discuss a problem or a plan You both need to talk… …   English dictionary

  • talk over — v. (D; tr.) ( to discuss ) to talk over with (we talked it over with them) * * * [ tɔːk əʊvə] (D; tr.) ( to discuss ) to talk over with (we talk overed it over with them) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • talk over — PHRASAL VERB If you talk something over, you discuss it thoroughly and honestly. [V n P with n] He always talked things over with his friends... [V n P] We should go somewhere quiet, and talk it over... [V P …   English dictionary

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  • talk over — {v.} 1. To talk together about; try to agree about or decide by talking; discuss. * /Tom talked his plan over with his father before he bought the car./ * /The boys settled their argument by talking it over./ 2. To persuade; make agree or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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