Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
open a dialogue
open a dialogue
1) begin a conversation or two-way communication, mediate between (two) parties
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open a political/professional/personal dialogue between
A dialogue is a conversation involving two people. When you 'open a dialogue' with someone you initiate a two-way conversation in order to exchange views or ideas. Then you open a dialogueit also suggests that you are open to input or happy to be challenged on your position. This is a formal expression used more in professional contexts.
Social Examples (Advance)
President Trump met Kim Jong-Un andopened a dialogue between North Korea and the United States.
Religiously-motivated violence around the world has led tothe opening of dialogue between representativesof different faiths.
Professional Examples (Basic)
I have noticed you were unhappy with our service, andwe would like to open a dialogue with you in order to resolvethe issue and hear your suggestions.
The meeting was arranged by the HR Manager, in order to open a dialogue between the two workers. They had been arguing for the past few weeks.
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