smoke the peace pipe (with someone)

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smoke the peace pipe (with someone)

To reach an agreement or understanding (with someone); to resolve a dispute or stop fighting (with someone). Alludes to the calumet used by certain Native American tribes for ceremonial purposes, such as a covenant or peace treaty. In a surprise turn of events, it seems that the environmentalist group is looking to smoke the peace pipe with the largest lobbying body of the oil industry. I don't understand why there has been so much tension between you. You need to both sit down like rational adults, smoke the peace pipe together, and get on with your lives.
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One prays that India will see this as a win-win situation for all concerned and smoke the peace pipe with Pakistan.
Philippine Sports Commission Chair Butch Ramirez has stepped into the crossfire between the warring parties in the Philippine Olympic Committee executive board, urging everyone to smoke the peace pipe for the sake of the country's hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games.
It took nearly 17 years of tact and diplomacy to bring the feuding Andani Royal Family and the Abudu Royal Family, incidentally brothers and sisters, to smoke the peace pipe.
It's too early to make a Christmas wish but rising tennis star AJ Lim is hoping that all stakeholders will finally smoke the peace pipe so that the sport that once enjoyed tremendous popularity can bounce back.
soldiers in 2014 and the TTP is not willing to smoke the peace pipe with Pakistan, there is a need to redraw the strategic map in light of the new realities and prepare for a new onslaught a[euro]" both from Taliban bombs and American boots.
However, the record shows that whenever any PM has tried to smoke the peace pipe with India, he/she has been sacked by the army.
Dejection and Joy smoke the peace pipe and take up residence in adjacent
18 (ANI): Having cocked a snook at the Congress party by only agreeing to give it three seats to contest from in Bihar, Railway Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad Yadav's attempts to smoke the peace pipe with Congress president Sonia Gandhi came to naught late on Tuesday evening.
But you didn't miss the unveiling of some "new-and-improved" Musumeci, ready to smoke the peace pipe with Eugene City Councilor Bonny Bettman, whom he believes "threw a grenade" into his plans to develop the EWEB site.
The two archrivals have been trying to smoke the peace pipe ever since Jamali seized the initiative and spoke to his Indian counterpart earlier this week.
Philippine Sports Commission Chairman Butch Ramirez has stepped into the crossfire between the warring parties in the Philippine Olympic Committee executive board, urging both hotheads to smoke the peace pipe for the sake of the country's hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games and show that sports leaders are role models to the youth.
In order to smoke the peace pipe, Reverend Owusu Bempah visited the National Chief Imam at his residence, where he dropped all charges against the suspects and pleaded with police to release them, and as well, discontinue the investigation.
US President Barack Obama wants to smoke the peace pipe with Jihadists anywhere in the world wherever possible.
National tennis player Alberto 'AJ' Lim is appealing to officials to smoke the peace pipe to enable the sport to bounce back.
She may have taken a hit in Eminem's 'No Apologies,' but she has agreed to smoke the peace pipe with the quarrelsome rapper-with positive