hash over(redirected from hashing over)
To discuss something in detail. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hash" and "over." I'm calling Mom right now to hash over the details for Thanksgiving dinner.
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hash (something) over (with someone)
Fig. to discuss something with someone. I need to hash this matter over with you. I've hashed over this business enough.
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Also, hash out. Discuss carefully, review, as in Let's hash over these plans again, or The department was hashing out the new syllabus. This idiom uses the verb hash in the sense of "cut into small pieces," a usage dating from the mid-1700s.
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