to hash over

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - hash over

"to hash over"

to discuss carefully;

to review in detail


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - hash over

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  The boss has asked me to stay late to review the proposal again.

Colleague 2:  Hasn't everyone examined the proposal in fine detail already?

Colleague 1:  Many times.

Colleague 2:  But the boss wants to hash over the proposal again?

Colleague 1:  That is why I am staying late.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - hash over

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Well, we've all decided on a weekend destination. Now I guess it is time to work on the details.

Friend 2:  Let's all get together Wednesday night and hash over the details. There is a lot of planning to do and there will, no doubt, be disagreement.

Friend 1:  Sure. We'll order pizza and spend a couple of hours working out the logistics of the trip.

to hash over - Usage:


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to hash over - Gerund Form:

Hashing over the details yet again, the manager still wasn't comfortable with the proposal.

to hash over - Examples:

1)  ... at which global policy makers review the state of the global economy and hash over important issues.

2)  But there will be plenty of chance to hash over the details -- as the opposition indicated it will initiate a full green paper/white ...

3)  ... during which the lawmakers hash over major issues ...

4)  ... a one-time tractor-repair shop where locals gather to drink beer and hash over events. 

5)  The advisory group will hash over proposed policies and new projects, he said.

6)  People can hash over this case all they want, but at the send of the day a ...

7)  With texting, chat, status updates, comment threads, and email, you hash over ideas and thoughts with a pause between each utterance, ...

8)  ... and will be hashed over again, but that's no reason not to hash over it here for good measure.

9)  ... he met almost every week with the prime minister at 24 Sussex Drive to hash over the issues ordinary MPs were worried about.

10)  No need to re-hash the details here, it was hashed over in the debate which was a thing of purest vitriol.

11)  ... her aides nervously hashed over how to soften the blow in an official campaign statement about the ongoing controversy.

12)  This is all old news, been hashed over and over by this publication and the media when it was news.

13)  He is still bound to keep confidential many elements of the negotiations he hashed over with the energy industry and the provinces most directly involved.

14)  The idea of trading a top winger has also been hashed over repeatedly.

15)  But haven't these ideas, we may ask, been hashed over a thousand times before Koons stepped into the spotlight?

16)  Mr Belfort began to write his memoir in prison. Mr Peragine hashed over it during visits and later took it to a literary agent.

17)  It has been written about before, and will be hashed over again, but that's no reason not to hash over it here for ...

18)  If the late mayor knew the topic was still being hashed over, Daley says, he'd probably laugh. 

19)  She has been ubiquitous in American media hashing over and over again the details of her son's death.

20)  Journalists have spent many days and millions of words hashing over the news that ...