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compare notes

To discuss one's feelings on or experience of someone or something with another person. This afternoon, we'll have to compare notes on the applicants we've interviewed so far.
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compare notes

Exchange information, observations, or opinions about something, as in Michael and Jane always compare notes after a department meeting. This term originally referred to written notes. [c. 1700]
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compare notes

exchange ideas, opinions, or information about a particular subject.
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compare ˈnotes (with somebody)

exchange ideas or opinions with somebody, especially about shared experiences: We met after the exam to compare notes on how well we had done.
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compare notes

To exchange ideas, views, or opinions.
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WHILE Eileen dithers over whether to dump her married man, she'd do well to compare notes with Liz McDonald, right.
Sanchez noted that there would be no bells telling students what to do, and the 10-year reunion would be where they could compare notes and find out if their lives were more than just ``bills, work and paying taxes.
Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs James Kelly and Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Dai Bingguo will visit Japan and South Korea in mid-November to compare notes with Japanese and South Korean officials on the six-party dialogue.
When Gay Hollywood's not-yet-fab five get together to eat pizza (worked off religiously the next day, I feel certain) and compare notes, there's an American Idol meets That Girl conversational template at work.
Tonight, it's the turn of leather-bound David Dickinson to compare notes with Stuart's trousers and actor Ioan Gruffudd gets Cable-d at his mum's house.
WOMEN who help other women through community and voluntary work in Coventry got together on Friday to compare notes.
When you receive the Truth in Lending forms," explains Ingrid Compton, assistant manager of Fillmore Real Estate in Brooklyn, New York, "it is important to compare notes from your initial meetings to make sure everything is presented exactly how you previously discussed it.
Even if your parents are not similarly occupied, separate anyway during campus visits, and compare notes later.
profession's concerns and interests were and to compare notes with their overseas counterparts.
The first time I, a seventeen-year veteran of the Moscow International Ballet Competition, was able to attend its American sister and compare notes.
To check for eavesdropping, the receiver would simply compare notes with the sender, ascertaining what the results for a number of selected measurements should have been.
The combination of our editorial content and expert blogs is a natural extension to the growing community aspect of our site, which allows SMB leaders to compare notes and share best practices with their peers.
He remarked, however, that this cooperation became especially marked in Cancun and "there is a new cooperation with OPEC concerning the outlook, how we can calibrate our outlooks and compare notes on our assumptions etc".
Fukuda welcomed the proposal and said it is important for countries playing key roles in Asia to compare notes on various issues, the official said.
Koizumi ''will discuss (with Roh) bilateral relations between Japan and South Korea and compare notes over North Korean issues such as its nuclear weapons development program and its (past) abduction of Japanese nationals,'' the chief cabinet secretary told reporters.