Asked in Definitions, The Difference Between
What is the difference between a long discussion and a prolonged discussion?
A long discussion goes on for a lengthy amount of time. A prolonged discussion goes on for more time than expected. A prolonged discussion can be 20 minutes as long as the discussion was supposed to be less than that. ...
Asked in Example Sentences
Can we use Further to our discussion yesterday instead of further to our yesterday's discussion?
Neither "Further to our discussion yesterday," or "Further to our yesterday's discussion," is considered good usage, although the first is marginally less bad. The preferred phrase would be either, "With regard to our discussion yesterday," or "With regard to yesterday's discussion." ...
Asked in Definitions
Who is the person in a group discussion that prepares the report of a discussion called?
There are a few names for a person in a group discussion that prepares the report of said discussion. They include note taker, secretary, or recorder. ...
Asked in Collective Nouns
Is discussion is collective noun?
The noun 'discussion' is not a standard collective noun. However, collective nouns are an informal part of language. Any noun that suits the situation can function as a collective noun; for example, a discussion of issues, a discussion of solutions, a discussion of rumors, etc. ...