on speaking terms


: friendly and willing to speak to each other
They're not on speaking terms.

Examples of on speaking terms in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the trailer for season four of The Kardashians, the sisters remain at odds and are barely on speaking terms. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 12 Sep. 2023 The two were previously best friends, but appear to no longer be on speaking terms. Kelly Martinez, Peoplemag, 31 Aug. 2023 On Sunday’s episode of 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days, the couple — who were no longer on speaking terms — blamed each other for causing the fight. Stephanie Wenger, Peoplemag, 31 July 2023 Except a writers strike hovers over the industry, casting into doubt what a September Emmys might look like, and whether Hollywood will be up and running – or on speaking terms – come show time. Brian Lowry, CNN, 11 July 2023 For dads no longer on speaking terms with Mr. Coffee, the easiest way to get a tasty, balanced, less-bitter cup is to use an AeroPress. WIRED, 13 June 2023 Teresa, 50, and Melissa have not been on speaking terms in months. Stephanie Wenger, Peoplemag, 3 May 2023 Soon after taking office, President-elect Joe Biden will face the daunting task of restoring the 2015 nuclear deal and getting the United States and Iran back on speaking terms. Trita Parsi, Foreign Affairs, 10 Nov. 2020 Today, Xander and Vanessa are not on speaking terms. Naledi Ushe, USA TODAY, 7 June 2023 See More

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“On speaking terms.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20speaking%20terms. Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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