a meeting of (the) minds

noun phrase

: an understanding or agreement between two people or groups
The company and the union tried to come to a meeting of (the) minds.

Examples of a meeting of (the) minds in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After the events of the first two Fantastic Beasts movies, which made clear that Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) could not move on the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen), the new footage sees the two having a meeting of the minds. Nick Romano, EW.com, 28 Feb. 2022 Larson and Pullman bring a meeting of the minds into the material world. Alison Herman, Variety, 13 Oct. 2023 Allowing users to shed the distractions of the physical world, Horizon offers a meeting of the minds, Ms. Ferrer said, and conversations get deep quickly. Kashmir Hill, New York Times, 7 Oct. 2022 Blazers coach Chauncey Billups said Tuesday that the team would hold a meeting of the minds to discuss a plan for Lillard, who has been bothered much of the season with abdominal tendinopathy. oregonlive, 5 Jan. 2022 Prince Charles took part in a meeting of the minds with Hollywood and fashion royalty on Wednesday. Stephanie Petit, PEOPLE.com, 3 Nov. 2021 Consider Shell Bay a meeting of the minds between two top residential firms and an iconic resort company. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 11 Nov. 2022 Variety editors Clayton Davis, Jazz Tangcay, Emily Longeretta and Michael Schneider held a meeting of the minds about the upcoming Emmy Awards and the updates that have been made in voting and categories. Sophia Scorziello, Variety, 8 June 2023 The party brought together many high school and college debate friends for a meeting of the minds. Vivian Ewing, New York Times, 2 June 2023

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“A meeting of (the) minds.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20meeting%20of%20%28the%29%20minds. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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