WordReference English Collocations © 2020
discussionⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- a [long, heated, prolonged, brief] discussion
- a discussion about [money, politics, football, work]
- a discussion about [whether, if, why, who, where, what]
- the discussion of whether or not to
- a discussion about [how, how many, how little, how to]
- a discussion [on, over, about, regarding, concerning]
- is [an ongoing, a never-ending] discussion
- [took part, participated] in the discussion
- were engaged in discussion (about)
- have held [several, many] discussions (on)
- the [issue, item] has come up for discussion
- has been [raised, flagged] for (further) discussion
- would need further discussion before
- (the result) ended any [further, possible] discussion
- [following, after] a prolonged discussion
- is [tonight's] [topic, item] of discussion
- I do not want to have this discussion (right now)
- we will have this discussion later!
- it is not up for discussion!
- is not a point of discussion
- didn't leave much [room, reason] for discussion
- am not having this discussion (with you) again!
- how many times do we have to have this discussion?
- we are going to have a serious discussion when I get [home, back]
- had a discussion with [John] [yesterday, earlier]
- as per our [recent, earlier] discussions
- further to our [earlier] discussion
- the discussion [agenda, points, topics]
- a discussion [group, board, forum]
'discussion' also found in these entries:
arise - awhile - baseline - begin - brief - cause - center - confine - context - corner - delve - dig - diversion - drop - dwelling - end - engaging - enjoyable - ensuing - entertaining - escalate - extensive - facet - facilitate - floor - foregoing - foreign - forum - frank - fruitful - full - further - generate - give - group - have - heated - hijack - include - informal - informed - insightful - involve - irrelevant - join - launch - lead - leave - lengthy - lively