achieve/reach an understanding

idiom

: to agree about something
After a long discussion they finally achieved/reached an understanding.

Examples of achieve/reach an understanding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In addition, the United States must reach an understanding with Israel on what constitutes sufficient demilitarization of Hamas and Gaza for the military campaign to end or for phase four to begin. Dennis Ross, Foreign Affairs, 13 Mar. 2024 In addition, the United States must reach an understanding with Israel on what constitutes sufficient demilitarization of Hamas and Gaza for the military campaign to end, or for phase four to begin. Dennis Ross, Foreign Affairs, 13 Mar. 2024 And yet if Netanyahu does not reach an understanding with Biden on a credible pathway to a two-state solution, Israel will be left holding the bag. Martin Indyk, Foreign Affairs, 20 Feb. 2024 The manager must use coaching techniques to set time and effort expectations and reach an understanding how the new work fits with existing, sometimes competing priorities. Shane Spraggs, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2023 Eventually, Woodson and Brady sort of reach an understanding. Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY, 19 Jan. 2022 The panel gets four weeks to reach an understanding. Sangeeta Tanwar, Quartz India, 30 Sep. 2020

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“Achieve/reach an understanding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/achieve%2Freach%20an%20understanding. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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