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
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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
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