hold conversations

See: discuss
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
And it must be confessed, that from the great intercourse of trade and commerce between both realms, from the continual reception of exiles which is mutual among them, and from the custom, in each empire, to send their young nobility and richer gentry to the other, in order to polish themselves by seeing the world, and understanding men and manners; there are few persons of distinction, or merchants, or seamen, who dwell in the maritime parts, but what can hold conversation in both tongues; as I found some weeks after, when I went to pay my respects to the emperor of Blefuscu, which, in the midst of great misfortunes, through the malice of my enemies, proved a very happy adventure to me, as I shall relate in its proper place.
At one time in my life," he continued, after another pause, "I dreamed that I might some day talk with men who used such language, that I might lift myself out of the place in life in which I had been born, and hold conversation and mingle with men who talked about just such things as ethics.
He seated himself on the floor with his back to the wall and his legs crossed, and went on talking easily; he soon put Jurgis on a friendly footing--he was evidently a man of the world, used to getting on, and not too proud to hold conversation with a mere laboring man.
Mary was too angry with her husband, because of the impending strike and his incendiary utterances, to hold conversation with Saxon, and the latter, bepuzzled, listened to the conflicting opinions of the men.
Having succeeded in inducing me to accompany him, he seemed unwilling to hold conversation upon any topic of minor importance, and to all my questions vouchsafed no other reply than "we shall see
NRF will continue to hold conversations with the commission, stakeholders and other business organizations on the importance of background checks.
It enables users to browse by condition, hold conversations through discussion threads, and submit research questions on which they hope to find collaborators.
The laws empower National Center to hold inspections and visits to prisons without preliminary notification, and hold conversations with imprisoned persons without witnesses.
McCarthy still needs to hold conversations with Marcus Hahnemann, Geoffrey Muganbi-Bia and Jody Craddock but midfielder Jones has flown the nest.
So, instead of only being able to discuss topics that apply to us as students, we were able to hold conversations as future partners in the nursing profession.
They could be able to hold conversations and operate a wheelchair in the same way as physicist Prof Stephen Hawking, who is severely disabled with motor neurone disease.
In the past, merchants, fishermen and workers used to gather at these cafes to smoke hubble bubbles and drink tea and hold conversations on some public affairs.