compare notes

idiom

: to talk with another or to one another about something done or experienced in common
The parents compared notes on raising children.
I phoned a coworker after the meeting to compare notes.

Examples of compare notes in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As part of the royal family, Diana and Sarah would compare notes and offer each other support. Stephanie Petit, Peoplemag, 1 July 2024 Agents are encouraged to compare notes on what’s working and what’s not, so all have the best chance to succeed. Michael Schroeder, The Indianapolis Star, 6 May 2024 While Addressing Racist Messages on Women Tell All (Exclusive) On proposal day, Daisy paid a visit to Kelsey's hotel room to compare notes on how things went when the each met Joey's family and had their last date with The Bachelor. Dana Rose Falcone, Peoplemag, 26 Mar. 2024 Across many borders, artistic directors and teachers compare notes and communicate with each other. Marcia Luttrell, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Dec. 2023 After they've been seen, women compare notes while sitting on the clinic's veranda, discussing how any of the medicines Umar has prescribed will be paid for. Adie Vanessa Offiong, CNN, 29 Nov. 2023 Allen and Robyn Speaks, meanwhile, compare notes in hopes of being able to help. oregonlive, 9 June 2023 At a small conference of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in Los Angeles last month, experts gathered to compare notes on nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, a form of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease commonly known as NASH. Isabella Cueto, STAT, 7 Apr. 2023 Western Hills teachers told how their pupils enjoyed the one-on-one attention from their tutors and liked to compare notes on where their tutors live. Cynthia Howell, Arkansas Online, 6 Mar. 2023

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“Compare notes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compare%20notes. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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