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    Hello, I have been looking for an explanation to this phrase (I do not know how to call it) "to surrender at discretion" What does this expression mean? Did I get it correctly? I think that this expression means "to surrender for winner favor or something like that" Thanks and I appreciate your help in advance. If I have made a mistake correct it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustAlilBit View Post
    Hello, I have been looking for an explanation to this phrase (I do not know how to call it) "to surrender at discretion" What does this expression mean? Did I get it correctly? I think that this expression means "to surrender for winner favor or something like that" Thanks and I appreciate your help in advance. If I have made a mistake correct it.
    It doesn't mean anything to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It doesn't mean anything to me.
    My dictionary says that this phrase has a meaning, but meaning is just a little bit misty =) So I have created this topic.

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    Please give us the sentence the dictionary suggests.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: to surrender at discretion

    The dictionary doesn't suggest the sentence "phrase - meaning" that's all what I got.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustAlilBit View Post
    The dictionary doesn't suggest the sentence "phrase - meaning" that's all what I got.
    Can you post the exact dictionary entry please.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: to surrender at discretion

    "Anglonas" This dictionary translates from English to Lithuanian. I could give you a meaning in Lithuanian, but you won't understand. =))) I took a picture if somebody doesn't believe me that this phrase exists ImageShack® - Online Photo and Video Hosting

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    It's not that we don't believe you, but we need to see exactly what the dictionary said to help you understand it. As it is, the phrase is meaningless to us.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: to surrender at discretion

    Quote Originally Posted by JustAlilBit View Post
    "Anglonas" This dictionary translates from English to Lithuanian. I could give you a meaning in Lithuanian, but you won't understand. =))) I took a picture if somebody doesn't believe me that this phrase exists ImageShack® - Online Photo and Video Hosting
    I've looked at the link. I suspect the dictionary was written by a non-native speaker. I am not familiar at all with "to surrender at discretion". Given that the next line on that page gives "to surrendera (sic) right to smb" which is not just not an English phrase but also contains a typo, I wouldn't trust the definitions and examples in that particular dictionary.
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