Meaning: to reach an agreement or solution after a lot of negotiation or discussion
- hammer out sth It took their lawyers nearly a year to hammer out a divorce settlement.
- hammer sth out How long does it usually take to hammer one of these contracts out?
Nouns often used as objects with hammer out: agreement, contract, settlement, deal, plan, policy, guidelines, regulations
The representatives of the two companies are trying to hammer out
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Contributor: Matt Errey