English version

hammer something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhammer something ↔ out phrasal verbDISCUSSto decide on an agreement, contract etc after a lot of discussion and disagreement Leading oil producers tried to hammer out a deal. hammer→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hammer outIt just caught me by the scruff of the neck and practically hammered my guts out.The film was immensely popular and had so clearly struck a chord that Hammer carried out a rethink of its production policy.Our blood tastes of rusted weapons and hammered - out coins.John Henry threw his hammer and snuffed out the fuse.
From Longman Business Dictionaryhammer something → out phrasal verb [transitive] to decide on an agreement, contract etc after a lot of discussion and disagreementThe two companies will take several months to hammer out an agreement for splitting the profits. hammer→ See Verb table
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Verb table
hammer
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhammer
he, she, ithammers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhammered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hammered
he, she, ithas hammered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hammered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hammer
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hammered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hammering
he, she, itis hammering
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you, we, theyare hammering
Past
I, he, she, itwas hammering
you, we, theywere hammering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hammering
he, she, ithas been hammering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hammering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hammering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hammering
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