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    I completely to reconcile it

    Dear all,

    Could you please help me with the sentence below.
    Please discuss it with them and then, I completely to reconcile it with the boss.
    1. Is the highlighted passage correct?
    2. Does 'reconcile' mean here the same as 'agree' (I will agree it with the boss)?
    3. Does 'completely' mean here the same as 'finally'?

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    Re: I completely to reconcile it

    Quote Originally Posted by kvvic View Post
    Dear all,

    Could you please help me with the sentence below.

    1. Is the highlighted passage correct?
    2. Does 'reconcile' mean here the same as 'agree' (I will agree it with the boss)?
    3. Does 'completely' mean here the same as 'finally'?
    1. No.
    2. No, the word "reconcile" doesn't mean anything there since that phrase makes no sense. Also, "I will agree it with the boss" is not an English sentence.
    3. No.


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    Re: I completely to reconcile it

    Thanks for your prompt reply, RonBee!))
    Also, "I will agree it with the boss" is not an English sentence.
    I used the word 'agree' to mean:
    "3) If people agree on something, or in British English if they agree something, they all decide to accept or do something.
    e.g.: The court had given the unions time until September 11 to agree terms with a buyer." (Collins Cobuild Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary. 2008)
    Was my usage of this word totally wrong or is it due to the difference between AE and BE?

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    Re: I completely to reconcile it

    There might be a difference between AmE and BrE. (Perhaps I was hasty in my comments.) In AmE we would agree with somebody (or something). (As noted, you can also use "agree on".)

    ("I completely to reconcile it with the boss" still doesn't work.)


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