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discuss (someone or something) with (one)

To speak to one about someone or something. I'm going to discuss this problem with Carole and try to come up with a solution. How could you make such a big decision without discussing it with me?
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discuss someone or something with someone

to talk about someone or something with someone. I need to discuss Mickey with you. We need to discuss compensation with the boss.
See also: discuss
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Other topics that were previously surrounded by silence but eventually became discussable include same-sex intimacy, premarital intercourse and pregnancy, and abortion.
"I don't think I'm on thin ice to say a bishop might take it upon himself to rephrase some of the questions to make it more discussable or more understandable to his people."
Moussa added that while the assembly is initially against retaining the Shura council, "every issue is still discussable for the moment."
This process was a relatively straightforward one with few or no discussable alternatives to it.
seems discussable only inside ironic quotation marks.
Add in some discussable ideas on the ethics of human experimentation and a smart, simple explanation of the potential in nanotechnology to increase those lingering shivers.
At least, they were viewing some of them as discussable and trying to maintain good relations with Iran.
Paul, George Will said, has "expanded the range of what is discussable." The challenge he poses to advocates of military intervention is particularly potent, and particularly useful at a time when Washington is debating our intervention in Syria.
What I am trying to do is to render the subject "discussable." I am aware that by this I am robbing critics of their natural privilege to say anything and be right.
Now everything feels connectable, discussable, knowable, immediately available--and as before, comprehensible and manageable.
Their modus operandi remains discussable. Some AMPs function by disrupting the cell membrane, while others use different mechanism of action.
Even more prescient was Mark Twain, who in 1898 published a short story titled "From the London Times of 1904." Flautner cited this passage: "'The improved limitless-distance' telephone was presently introduced, and the daily doings of the globe made visible to everybody, and audibly discussable too, by witnesses separated by any number of leagues." With this story.
Effective strategies are needed for engaging conflict and making these issues discussable in ways that enable all parties to feel safe.
The goal here is to leave the American public with no publicly discussable option other than another amnesty--many times larger than the Reaganera amnesty of 1986--which will open the floodgates and encourage tens of million more to come here illegally and bankrupt our social services--while worthy would-be immigrants die waiting in line everywhere else in the world.