Discuss something frankly and thoroughly, especially to reach a decision: it is essential that conflicting views are heard and thrashed out
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- We needed to thrash those issues out.
- And, in the weeks and months that followed, the pros and cons were thrashed out and re-examined and discussed and analysed until there was nothing left to say.
- Guys are willing to thrash things out with each other when there are conflicts.
resolve, settle, sort out, straighten out, iron out, reconcile, disentangle, clarify, clear up, talk through, confer about, debate, exchange views on/about, chew over, air, ventilate, argue out, argue the pros and cons of;
go into, deal with, handle, pursue, examine, explore, review, study, scrutinize, analyse, weigh up, sift
produce, come to a decision on, work out, form a resolution about, negotiate, agree on, bring about, complete, accomplish, carry through, effect
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