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    a few connotations of "reconcile"

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am on the right track by the interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?

    We become reconciled.
    He refused to become reconciled with his brother.
    We have to reconcile her with her family.
    Friends managed to reconcile him with his wife.
    reconcile somebody with somebody = cause (persons) to become friends after they have quarreled

    How can this decision be reconciled with justice?
    I can’t reconcile what you say with the facts of the case.
    reconcile = being into harmonium with

    I cannot reconcile it to my conscience.
    We have to reconcile ourselves to our fate.
    reconcile = put up with

    The people must reconcile themselves to a reduced standard of living.
    How can their aggressive actions be reconciled with their talk of peace?
    reconcile = get used to, submit, surrender,

    Propitious now and reconciled by prayer.
    reconcile = to cause to be no longer at variance

    How do you reconcile your principles with your behaviour?
    reconcile = adapt, adjust, settle

    The church [if defiled] is interdicted till it be reconciled by the bishop.
    be reconciled = be restored to sanctity

    The great men among the ancients understood how to reconcile manual labor with affairs of state.
    reconcile = to make consistent or congruous; to bring to agreement or suitableness

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Exclamation Re: a few connotations of "reconcile"

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am on the right track by the interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
    We become reconciled. OK (intransitive)
    He refused to become reconciled with his brother.
    OK (I)
    We have to reconcile her with her family.
    OK (Transitive)
    Friends managed to reconcile him with his wife.
    Ok (T)
    reconcile somebody with somebody = cause (persons) to become friends after they have quarreled

    How can this decision be reconciled with justice?
    OK
    I canít reconcile what you say with the facts of the case.
    OK
    reconcile = being into harmonium with

    I cannot reconcile it to my conscience.
    Ok
    We have to reconcile ourselves to our fate.
    OK
    reconcile = put up with

    The people must reconcile themselves to a reduced standard of living.
    OK
    How can their aggressive actions be reconciled with their talk of peace?
    OK
    reconcile = get used to, submit, surrender,

    Propitious now and reconciled by prayer.
    Ok This is a quote by John Dryden who was a literary genius.
    reconcile = to cause to be no longer at variance

    How do you reconcile your principles with your behaviour?
    Ok
    reconcile = adapt, adjust, settle

    The church [if defiled] is interdicted till it be reconciled by the bishop.
    be reconciled = be restored to sanctity
    Ok

    The great men among the ancients understood how to reconcile manual labor with affairs of state.
    OK
    reconcile = to make consistent or congruous; to bring to agreement or suitableness



    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    All are OK

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