come to terms
phrasal 1. to reach an agreement — often used with with <
the company has come to terms with the union
>
2. to become adjusted especially emotionally or intellectuallyusually used with with <
come to terms with modern life
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • come to terms — agree, sign an agreement, settle it    We hope they can come to terms before the court date …   English idioms

  • come to terms — 1) the two sides came to terms Syn: reach an agreement/understanding, make a deal, reach a compromise, meet each other halfway 2) she eventually came to terms with her situation Syn: accept, come to accept, reconcile oneself to, learn to live… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • come to terms — make an arrangement, settle, reach mutual agreement; face and deal a situation and come to understand totally and in an unbiased manner (e.g., I really had no choice and I came to terms with my mom s illness ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • come to terms — {v. phr.} To reach an agreement. * /Management and the labor union came to terms about a new arrangement and a strike was prevented./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to terms — {v. phr.} To reach an agreement. * /Management and the labor union came to terms about a new arrangement and a strike was prevented./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come\ to\ terms — v. phr. To reach an agreement. Management and the labor union came to terms about a new arrangement and a strike was prevented …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come to terms — reach an agreement We came to terms with the bank and were able to buy the house …   Idioms and examples

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