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bat something around (or about)

Definition of bat something around or about in English:

informal Discuss an idea or proposal casually or idly: we bat around a wide variety of issues
More example sentences
  • Imagination projects are managed, in part, through weekly meetings - meetings in which ideas are batted around, problems are raised, and progress on deadlines is assessed.
  • For a couple of hours different ideas were batted around to see how strong they were, but none stood up to Jen's standards.
  • It's been nice batting ideas around with you.
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