- discuss */*/*/
- UK [dɪˈskʌs] / US
Word forms "discuss":
present tense I/you/we/they discuss he/she/it discusses present participle discussing past tense discussed past participle discussedGet it right: discuss:The verb discuss is never used with the preposition about. It is simply followed by a direct object:
Wrong: I would like to discuss about the advantages and disadvantages of students using credit cards.
Right: I would like to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of students using credit cards.
Wrong: Jury members are not allowed to discuss about the trial.
Right: Jury members are not allowed to discuss the trial. Instead of discuss something, you can also say: ▪ have a discussion about something
▪ talk about something
We had a discussion about the new plan. We talked about the new plan.1) to talk about something with someonediscuss something with someone:
We're meeting to discuss the matter next week.discuss how/why/whether etc:
You should discuss this problem with your doctor.
Union leaders are meeting to discuss how to deal with the factory closures.•
Nouns frequently used as objects of discuss
▪ issue, matter, plan, proposal, question, subject, topic2) to write or talk about a subject in detail
The causes of stress have already been discussed in Chapter 3.
English dictionary. 2014.