- to collect a debt from (the person primarily liable) before proceeding against the person secondarily liable.
- to execute against the movable property of (a debtor) before proceeding against the debtor's immovable property, as land.
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How to use discuss in a sentence
Here as always, BTS frankly discuss things like mental health and the pressure that goes along with fame.BTS’s new album is sublime comfort pop for the soul in lockdown|Aja Romano|November 20, 2020|Vox
Hogan declined requests to discuss the tests for this article.Hogan’s first batch of coronavirus tests from South Korea were flawed, never used|Steve Thompson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
We are discussing riding back down to help when the truck lurches into view.On mountain bikes in the Utah desert, a college reunion like no other|John Briley|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
One person familiar with the matter said HuffPost and BuzzFeed had discussed a cash sale, though the amount of money offered was too low, that person said.‘They wanted to unload it bad’: Why HuffPost made sense for BuzzFeed – and Verizon Media Group|Max Willens|November 20, 2020|Digiday
The Athletic reported that the Rockets and Washington Wizards had discussed a possible Westbrook for John Wall swap, although the talks had “no traction” currently because Houston wanted additional pieces.NBA free agency tracker (plus trades): Warriors acquire Kelly Oubre; 76ers trade Al Horford to Thunder|Ben Golliver|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
As she discussed her understanding of the voting rights campaign and how she planned to recreate it, I grew more relieved.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That is, we discussed character motivation, situation, and story continuity.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When she got the pictures back, she met Sean for coffee and discussed how to exhibit the photos.Masters of Alt Sex: SuicideGirls Hits Puberty and Wants to Invade Your TV Set|Marlow Stern|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The couple had much history in Tulle (they had even discussed getting married there) and Trierweiler wanted to be by his side.Hell Hath No Fury Like Valerie Trierweiler, the French President’s Ex|Lizzie Crocker|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Parodies, on the other hand, are fair game to be discussed and shared.Inside the Greatest Porn Parody Factory: From ‘Game of Bones’ to ‘The Humper Games’|Gabriella Paiella|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Either they are unavoidable if your living questions are fully discussed, or they are irrelevant and they do not matter.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Her manner amazed him; it was so unlike the aspect of fair interpretation, with which she usually discussed a dubious subject.
It was the conversation of every circle; and discussed according to the dispositions, or views of the speakers.
This must have been already examined and considered, if the letters in which I discussed it at length have not been lost.
You would notice sotto voce that when ways and means were being discussed, times were always hard.