To talk over

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To talk over To talk about; to have conference respecting; to deliberate upon; to discuss; as, to talk over a matter or plan.
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Usage

In literature:

Bill eventually gave over trying to talk.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Sit down and talk it over, and besides, you must have something to eat.
"Jack Haydon's Quest" by John Finnemore
She and the other judges were to meet last night to talk over the matter and make their final decision.
"Grace Harlowe's Fourth Year at Overton College" by Jessie Graham Flower
There are one or two things I would like to talk over.
"Jill the Reckless" by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
We used to talk over serious matters.
"Marie Claire" by Marguerite Audoux
He wanted so much to talk over his good fortune with Tom.
"Left End Edwards" by Ralph Henry Barbour
The next morning, we talked over the Indian question, and then went down to the fort.
"A Jolly Fellowship" by Frank R. Stockton
I don't know another girl who studies Latin, and it's so nice to talk it over.
"A Little Girl in Old Salem" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
We've talked it over, and I wish we could be married to-morrow, so!
"Robert Hardy's Seven Days" by Charles Monroe Sheldon
The prefects of Wakefield's house met that evening in Yorke's study to talk over the events of the afternoon.
"The Cock-House at Fellsgarth" by Talbot Baines Reed
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In poetry:

I'd wander over into Texas,
To visit a loving sister,
I'd talk of the days gone and past,
And tell her how I had missed her.
"The Trip I Would Like to Take" by Frank Barbour Coffin
And RICHARD thus, with heart elate,
As past things rush'd across his mind,
Over his shoulder, talk'd to KATE,
Who snug tuckt up, walk'd slow behind.
"Richard and Kate: A suffolk Ballad" by Robert Bloomfield
The wonderful air is over me,
And the wonderful wind is shaking the tree,
It walks on the water, and whirls the mills,
And talks to itself on the tops of the hills.
"Great, Wide, Beautiful, Wonderful World" by William Brighty Rands
Light your cigarette, then, in this shadow,
And talk to her, your arm engaged with hers.
Heavily over your heads the eaten maple
In the dead air of August strains and stirs.
"Asphalt" by Conrad Potter Aiken
I don't so love blossoms I want to die. I'm afraid,
Once they are gone, of old age still more impetuous.
And they scatter gladly, by the branchful. Let's talk
Things over, little buds —-open delicately, sparingly.
"Alone, Looking For Blossoms Along The River" by Du Fu
And so the Three Kings rode into the West,
Through the dusk of night, over hill and dell,
And sometimes they nodded with beard on breast
And sometimes talked, as they paused to rest,
With the people they met at some wayside well.
"The Three Kings. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

Dantzler 'asked me to pull over , talk'.
The drought is over, but most experts wern't expecting it to happen KCLU's Lance Orozco talks about the rainfall, and what it means to local conservation efforts.
Phil Journey talks about his efforts to immunize Kansas schools against lawsuits over spankings.
Latino groups, Kennedy Center officials to talk over lack of artistic award winners.
Enlarge Image Chris Parker/ThisWeek Eagles volleyball coach Jackie Boggs talks to her team during a victory over Northside Christian on Oct 1.
Pakistani parents in a remote village allegedly killed their 15-year-old daughter by pouring acid all over her face and body after they caught her talking to an unknown boy, according to local police and hospital officials.
Talk Radio is the number one format in the nation capturing over 14% of the over 12 population from 6AM to midnight.
Beck 's self-titled topical talk show on the FOX News Channel debuted on January 19th, 2009 to over 2.4 million viewers.
Studio in talks to buy Classic Media for over $150 million.
Published Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012, at 3:19 p.m. NEW YORK — Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street following indications that little progress is being made in Washington in talks over how to narrow the US government's budget deficit.
Iran's foreign ministry spokesman says his country is ready to show flexibility at nuclear talks to ease Western concerns over Tehran's contentious nuclear program.
Brazilian midfielder Lucas Moura told Brazilian media Wednesday he has held talks with Paris St Germain over a possible transfer to the French club in January.
UK center Nerlens Noel talks to media after his team's win over Morehead State.
DETROIT — Chrysler Group LLC and the Canadian Auto Workers union resumed high-level contract talks Monday after suspending discussions over the weekend as the union's Ford Motor Co. Members voted to ratify a new four-year agreement.
TEHRAN, Iran—A senior Russian diplomat is urging convening of new talks over Iran's nuclear program to break a months-long standoff.
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In science:

In this talk I intend to give an overview over the statistical physics of neural networks which generate and predict time series.
Predicting and generating time series by neural networks: An investigation using statistical physics
However, we keep the notation A[F ] instead of Fq [F ], when we talk about modules over this ring only to emphasize the Drinfeld module action given by A.
The Mordell-Lang Theorem for finitely generated subgroups of a semiabelian variety defined over a finite field
I’d like to diverge for a moment to talk about the detailed ionization structure in the walls of the nebula around Eta Car, as opposed to its overal bipolar shape, where additional similarities to some PNe can be seen.
Eta Carinae and Nebulae Around Massive Stars: Similarities to Planetary Nebulae?
Accordingly, who is talking about ‘ fiction’ and a ‘physical impossibility’? Perhaps it is safer to adhere to twisted forms in order to be able, unlike RR, to integrate the charge over a M ¨obius strip.
An electric charge has no screw sense--a comment on the twistfree formulation of electrodynamics by da Rocha & Rodrigues
An important advantage of web services is ubiquity across platforms and languages. A PHP script running on Linux can talk to an IIS server on Windows using ASP without any communication problems. When the server switches over to Solaris, Apache, and JSP, everything transitions without a glitch.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
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