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    commanded loyalty

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    He commanded a great deal of loyalty from his friends.

    How to best rephrase this sentence?

    Maybe: His friends were very loyal to him.

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    #2

    Re: commanded loyalty

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    He commanded a great deal of loyalty from his friends.

    How to best rephrase this sentence?

    Maybe: His friends were very loyal to him.
    It appears to me to mean something like:

    (His character, actions, etc were such that) his friends were very loyal to him.

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