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    an accomplished fact

    "an accomplished fact"
    This seems to be British usage. I wonder what is
    the American equivalent. 'An established fact'?
    Thank you.

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    Re: an accomplished fact

    I wouldn't use it- I'd use 'established'.


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    Re: an accomplished fact

    Oh, I see. Thank you very much, todol.

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