Translation: from spanish

to discuss

  • 1 debatir una cuestión

    (v.) = discuss + idea, discuss + idea, discuss + issue
    Ex. The research described in this chapter tends to show that many of the ideas regarding semantic and syntactic relationships discussed in this text are open to question.
    Ex. The research described in this chapter tends to show that many of the ideas regarding semantic and syntactic relationships discussed in this text are open to question.
    Ex. I think it would be useful to take just a few minutes to talk about how our institutions come into being, because I think it will help us to better understand the issues I want to discuss.
    * * *
    (v.) = discuss + idea, discuss + idea, discuss + issue

    Ex: The research described in this chapter tends to show that many of the ideas regarding semantic and syntactic relationships discussed in this text are open to question.

    Ex: The research described in this chapter tends to show that many of the ideas regarding semantic and syntactic relationships discussed in this text are open to question.
    Ex: I think it would be useful to take just a few minutes to talk about how our institutions come into being, because I think it will help us to better understand the issues I want to discuss.

    Spanish-English dictionary > debatir una cuestión

  • 2 complicar la situación

    (v.) = cloud + the issue, confuse + the issue
    Ex. Against a background of the southern caste system and negative attitudes to Black education, disagreements among Black leaders tended to cloud the issues.
    Ex. In the instance quoted Dr Cole begins well as shown above but later in his discussion confuses the issue so much that one is left with the feeling that it is hardly an important topic to discuss.
    * * *
    (v.) = cloud + the issue, confuse + the issue

    Ex: Against a background of the southern caste system and negative attitudes to Black education, disagreements among Black leaders tended to cloud the issues.

    Ex: In the instance quoted Dr Cole begins well as shown above but later in his discussion confuses the issue so much that one is left with the feeling that it is hardly an important topic to discuss.

    Spanish-English dictionary > complicar la situación

  • 3 coloquiar

    VI to talk, discuss

    Spanish-English dictionary > coloquiar

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Discuss — Dis*cuss , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discussed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discussing}.] [L. discussus, p. p. of discutere to strike asunder (hence came the sense to separate mentally, distinguish); dis + quatere to shake, strike. See {Quash}.] 1. To break to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discuss — discuss, argue, debate, dispute, agitate mean to discourse about something in order to arrive at the truth or to convince others. Discuss implies an attempt to sift or examine especially by presenting considerations pro and con; it often suggests …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • discuss — mid 14c., to examine, investigate, from L. discuss , pp. stem of discutere to dash to pieces, agitate, in L.L. and V.L. also to discuss, investigate (see DISCUSSION (Cf. discussion)). Meaning to examine by argument, debate is from mid 15c.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • discuss — [di skus′] vt. [ME discussen, to examine, scatter < L discussus, pp. of discutere, to strike asunder, scatter < dis , apart + quatere, to shake, beat: see QUASH2] 1. Obs. to disperse; dispel 2. to talk or write about; take up in… …   English World dictionary

  • discuss — I verb agitare, air, analyze, argue for and against, argue the case, argue the point, bandy words, carry on a conversation, comment, comment upon, confabulate, confer, confer with, consider, consult, contend in words, contest, converse, debate,… …   Law dictionary

  • discuss in the abstract — index generalize Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • discuss private affairs — index confide (divulge) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • discuss — [v] talk over with another altercate, argue, bounce off*, canvass, compare notes, confabulate, confer, consider, consult with, contend, contest, converse, debate, deliberate, descant, discept, discourse about, dispute, dissert, dissertate,… …   New thesaurus

  • discuss — ► VERB 1) talk about so as to reach a decision. 2) talk or write about (a topic) in detail. DERIVATIVES discussable adjective. ORIGIN Latin discutere dash to pieces (later investigate ) …   English terms dictionary

  • discuss */*/*/ — UK [dɪˈskʌs] / US verb [transitive] Word forms discuss : present tense I/you/we/they discuss he/she/it discusses present participle discussing past tense discussed past participle discussed Get it right: discuss: The verb discuss is never used… …   English dictionary

  • discuss — verb ADVERB ▪ exhaustively, fully, in detail, thoroughly ▪ The plan was discussed in great detail. ▪ at length, endlessly, extensively …   Collocations dictionary


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