Meaning of “hammer out something” in the English Dictionary


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hammer out something

phrasal verb with hammer us /ˈhæm·ər/ verb [ I/T ]

to arrive at an agreement or solution after a lot of argument or discussion:

Eventually, a deal was hammered out between the government and the opposition to hold new elections.

(Definition of “hammer out something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)