One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An understanding or agreement between people.‘I'm optimistic there'll be a meeting of minds and it can all be resolved’
convergence, coming together, confluence, conjunction, union, junction, abutment, concourse, intersection, t-junction, crossingView synonyms
- ‘Therefore we'll continue to do what we have to do and what needs to be done to try and have a meeting of minds to have the bills passed.’
- ‘It is everyone's guess whether the two adversaries will be able to reach a meeting of minds.’
- ‘It won't bring about a meeting of minds between Canadians and Americans based on a common conception of world politics.’
- ‘Where you have a meeting of minds on an issue of such gravity, differences of opinion over micro-economics and international trade melt into the background.’
- ‘I'm simply laying the foundation and doing the groundwork to see if there is a meeting of minds.’
- ‘Currently, there does not appear to be anything close to a meeting of minds in such matters.’
- ‘‘It was not,’ says one witness to this extraordinary event, ‘what you might call a meeting of minds.’’
- ‘The age-old debate between science and art will come to a head this week when this innovative project challenges the two to a meeting of minds.’
- ‘It took a meeting of minds - involving organisations such as Scottish Enterprise, Historic Scotland, the local tourist board and the local authority - to kick-start a renaissance based on quality.’
- ‘It is a relationship, a coming together, a meeting of minds between non-Aboriginal and Aboriginal people.’
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