talk terms

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v talk terms discuss the terms of an arrangement "They negotiated the sale of the house"
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Usage

In literature:

The people are talking about it, and saying that we are not on friendly terms, and that pains me.
"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 1 (of 8)" by Guy de Maupassant
Please, there was something I heard you talking about, last term, with Miss Mary.
"The Crown of Wild Olive" by John Ruskin
As I had no alternative I reluctantly decided to accept their terms rather than waste any more time talking.
"An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet" by A. Henry Savage Landor
A man who could talk of such a sum in such terms must certainly be very rich.
"The Young Adventurer" by Horatio Alger
When it comes to talking of ruin, no man can afford to stand on terms.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908" by Various
During term law was talked in hall at dinner and supper, and after these meals the collegians argued points.
"A Book About Lawyers" by John Cordy Jeaffreson
Peace with England was talked of, but Edward's terms were too hard to be accepted, and in =1359= war began again.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
They talked of the "people" and forgot that the peasants were included in the term.
"The Essays of "George Eliot" Complete" by George Eliot
I had no guess as to what he meant by his talk of Barraclough and terms.
"Hurricane Island" by H. B. Marriott Watson
Tell the writer to come on and talk terms.
"The Light of the Star" by Hamlin Garland
They say that the chiefs have had a grand talk with the government agent, and declare that they wish to be on good terms with us.
"The Cabin on the Prairie" by C. H. (Charles Henry) Pearson
They too talked of the Big Canal, but in terms of war instead of peace.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
His Majesty talked in high terms of Ellenborough and of Mansfield.
"The Greville Memoirs" by Charles C. F. Greville
He began talking about terms.
"Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign" by John Ashton
Talking in these terms usually elicits a responsive chord.
"The Land of Look Behind" by Paul Cameron Brown
Now you will see what I have been driving at all this time; why I have been talking in terms which may well be called not practical.
"The Painter in Oil" by Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
His belief that he could talk peace terms to the hostiles was ludicrous.
"The Plow-Woman" by Eleanor Gates
Morgan's services were much talked of, and he was complimented by General Johnson in terms that were very grateful to him.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
When the term was over there would be time enough to talk about it.
"Camilla: A Tale of a Violin" by Charles Barnard
After saying farewell, he turned into the house with the Stanfords, and began to talk about the "fair violinist," as he termed her.
"Little Frida" by Anonymous
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In poetry:

May tolerance temper our own faith,
However great our zeal;
When others speak of life and death,
Let us not plunge a steel
Into the heart of one who talks
In terms we deem unorthodox.
"Prayer" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

In news:

Kellan Lutz talks about coming to terms that his "amazing" journey with "The Twilight Saga" is ending.
And if we're talking about Trisha only, we can use the term a "good cook," too.
Obama Starts His Second Term By Bringing Tougher Talk.
She talked about the children in personal terms while describing scrapbook photos.
Well that was quick, and I'm not talking about my long-term Kawasaki Z1000.
European Union leaders can still reach a deal to secure a long-term budget after talks collapsed last week, but spending must be cut by billions of euros if London is to back the plans.
City Attorney Jan Goldsmith talks to KPBS about his next term.
MILWAUKEE – Tyson Chandler talked about Jason Kidd's back injury in a more long-term way, saying he doesn't want him to rush back if he isn't feeling 100 percent.
Talks under way on short-term transportation funding.
Dick Dadey, executive director of the Citizens Union, a watchdog for the public interest and an advocate for good government, talks about NY elected officials and their musical chairs as well as the term limit debate.
House Speaker John A Boehner (R-Ohio) said Friday there has been "no progress " on talks to avert the year-end fiscal cliff, despite a phone call with President Obama Wednesday that Boehner termed "pleasant.
There's always talk about "convergence" — a tired but reliable term.
Holsapple says it's all long term talk of different ideas to consider.
When the presidential candidates talk about the long-term economic security of the US, they often talk about the national debt, the viability of Medicare and Social Security, and the rise of China.
Rep Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, talks with The Columbian on Nov 19 about the challenges she might face during her second congressional term.
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In science:

As we will show below, it has Lie algebra type properties, which could justify talking about an “affine Lie algebra structure”, were it not that this term is in use already in the literature, with an entirely different meaning.
Lie algebroid structures on a class of affine bundles
Certainly, the theory we consider does not belong to the class studied for the no go theorem, without the Gauss-Bonnet term and with the Gauss-Bonnet term. [Note added: After this talk, more self-tuning solutions were found with a general function of H 2 and with the Gauss-Bonnet term.
A review of self-tuning solutions of cosmological constant
In the previous section we talked about a theoretical framework that describes fundamental strings in terms of matrix degrees of freedom.
String bits and the Myers effect
In observed terms there is just enough energy essentially we are talking about the right hand side of the BBB heating the left hand side.
The Ghost in the Machine
However, talking in terms of the numerical sizes of these 6R couplings in the context of some phenomenological consideration makes sense only if one specifies the basis.
Neutrino masses and R-parity violation
For a discussion see the talks by Robert Bluhm and Ted Jacobson in this volume. 3 It might still be possible to see these terms if they introduced new particle decays that do not exist in the standard model.
Have we tested Lorentz invariance enough?
The two beautiful minds immediately started talking about the statistical model of atoms that Fermi was working on, later to be known as the Thomas-Fermi model, which describes the energy of an atom in terms of the density of its surrounding electrons.
Ettore Majorana and his heritage seventy years later
However, we could as well talk in terms of the phase space of a given QFT and its vacuum manifold, i.e., its moduli space.
Phase Transitions and Moduli Space Topology
In his paper, he talks in terms of the inhomogeneous maximal ideal spectrum, so we shall begin by doing the same.
Representations of finite groups: Local cohomology and support
In his talk Lenz has argued that the central value of the asymmetry measured by D0 exceeds the theoretical bound obtained in the assumption that the non diagonal term Γ12 is non exotic, which is sensible because only light (few GeV) intermediate states can contribute to the imaginary part of the box diagram.
Concluding Talk: A Theorist Overview on Particle Physics
Before I can talk about the most important theorem in my research, I must define a couple of terms, which Andreev’s theorem mentions.
Volumes in Hyperbolic Space
Is it completely wrong to talk about naturalness in terms of them? Suppose that the hierarchy problem is solved by means of a symmetry which protects the Higgs boson mass against large corrections.
A Motivated Non-Standard Supersymmetric Spectrum
This form of the equations suggests interpreting the new sources due to the curvature inhomogeneities in terms of a minimally coupled scalar field [3, 49, 50], which provides a different language in which to talk about inhomogeneities in geometrical variables.
Backreaction in late-time cosmology
We have become used to presentations of limits when models are reduced to two relevant parameters, whether we are talking about dark matter in terms of cross sections and particle mass or SUSY models at the selected internal-parameter level.
FPCP 2012 Summary Talk on Experiments
The question is: can this product be expressed in terms of products of the form Φ(z2 )Φ(z1 )? Of course, we can only talk about such an expression after analytic continuation, since the former is defined for |z1 | > |z2 |, and the latter for |z1 | < |z2 |.
Representations of affine Lie algebras, elliptic r-matrix systems, and special functions
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