discuss

01. I [discussed] the project with my boss for over an hour.
02. You should [discuss] this with your parents before you make any decision.
03. The matter was [discussed] at our management meeting this morning.
04. The Prime Minister met with his Cabinet today to [discuss] their plans for the upcoming conference.
05. They [discussed] the need for greater support from the government with the Minister responsible.
06. I had a long [discussion] with my son about the importance of doing his homework.
07. We have a meeting Thursday evening with our son's teacher to [discuss] his progress at school.
08. After a lengthy [discussion], the students chose topics for their group presentations.
09. The article you are about to read [discusses] different ways of reviewing vocabulary.
10. Management is holding [discussions] with labor to see if a strike can be avoided.
11. We should [discuss] our summer vacation plans with your sister to see if she wants to bring her family camping with us.
12. There is a Kenyan proverb which states that having a good [discussion] is like having riches.
13. I had a long [discussion] with my wife about our relationship, and we decided we really need to see a counselor.
14. The government is holding [discussions] with local businesses regarding its plans to raise the minimum wage.
15. Someone once suggested that great minds [discuss] ideas; average minds [discuss] events; small minds [discuss] people.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Discuss — Dis*cuss , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discussed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discussing}.] [L. discussus, p. p. of discutere to strike asunder (hence came the sense to separate mentally, distinguish); dis + quatere to shake, strike. See {Quash}.] 1. To break to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discuss — discuss, argue, debate, dispute, agitate mean to discourse about something in order to arrive at the truth or to convince others. Discuss implies an attempt to sift or examine especially by presenting considerations pro and con; it often suggests …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • discuss — mid 14c., to examine, investigate, from L. discuss , pp. stem of discutere to dash to pieces, agitate, in L.L. and V.L. also to discuss, investigate (see DISCUSSION (Cf. discussion)). Meaning to examine by argument, debate is from mid 15c.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • discuss — [di skus′] vt. [ME discussen, to examine, scatter < L discussus, pp. of discutere, to strike asunder, scatter < dis , apart + quatere, to shake, beat: see QUASH2] 1. Obs. to disperse; dispel 2. to talk or write about; take up in… …   English World dictionary

  • discuss — I verb agitare, air, analyze, argue for and against, argue the case, argue the point, bandy words, carry on a conversation, comment, comment upon, confabulate, confer, confer with, consider, consult, contend in words, contest, converse, debate,… …   Law dictionary

  • discuss — [v] talk over with another altercate, argue, bounce off*, canvass, compare notes, confabulate, confer, consider, consult with, contend, contest, converse, debate, deliberate, descant, discept, discourse about, dispute, dissert, dissertate,… …   New thesaurus

  • discuss — ► VERB 1) talk about so as to reach a decision. 2) talk or write about (a topic) in detail. DERIVATIVES discussable adjective. ORIGIN Latin discutere dash to pieces (later investigate ) …   English terms dictionary

  • discuss */*/*/ — UK [dɪˈskʌs] / US verb [transitive] Word forms discuss : present tense I/you/we/they discuss he/she/it discusses present participle discussing past tense discussed past participle discussed Get it right: discuss: The verb discuss is never used… …   English dictionary

  • discuss — verb ADVERB ▪ exhaustively, fully, in detail, thoroughly ▪ The plan was discussed in great detail. ▪ at length, endlessly, extensively …   Collocations dictionary

  • discuss — di|scuss W1S3 [dıˈskʌs] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: discussus, past participle of discutere to shake to pieces ] 1.) to talk about something with another person or a group in order to exchange ideas or decide something ▪ Littman… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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