talks [plural] discussions between important people from opposing sides designed to help them agree about an issue
talk with: He visited Egypt in March for talks with the president.
talk between: the outcome of talks between the government and the rebels
talk on: preliminary talks on the future of the steel industry
have/hold talks: The management will be holding informal talks with union officials.
a round/session of talks: the need for a fresh round of peace talks
talks break down/collapse: Talks broke down last week over the issue of overtime pay.
talks resume/reopen: The trade talks will resume next month.
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