To discuss something is to talk about it with another person. The word "discuss" is a verb.
- We have something important to discuss.
- Let’s discuss this.
- The teacher asked the students to discuss the questions she gave to them.
- The students discussed the story amongst themselves.
- You should discuss that matter with your doctor.
- We need to discuss this before making a decision.
- Is this something that I need to discuss with a lawyer?
- Members of the U.S. Congress are discussing matters of national importance today behind closed doors. (They are talking in private.)
- Linda and Tom are discussing a report that shows third quarter results for their company.
Linda and Tom
The word "discussion" is a noun:
- Let’s have a discussion.
- We had a good discussion.
- That was a very interesting discussion.
- The teacher gave the students some discussion questions for a story they read in class.
- Two people got into a heated discussion about a political matter.
- Discussions involving personal matters can be very uncomfortable.
- The doctor had an uncomfortable discussion with her patient.
- There has been a public discussion recently on the issue of gun control.
- Whether or not to impeach the President has been a topic of discussion in recent weeks.
- Many private discussions are being held today among Republicans who don’t know what to do about the President.
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October 8, 2019