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    Reconciled with

    Hi,

    In this message,

    'I will be taking a vacation week starting April 29th and ending May 3rd.That was reconciled with ATS management'

    does the reconciled fit naturally?

    I would appreciate if you could proofread the whole message.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Reconciled with

    I don't think it does. I would have used "agreed", or "arranged".

    In proof-reading the whole message, I am mindful that it appears to be in AmE, whereas I speak in BrE. Nevertheless, here goes..

    "I will be taking a week's vacation, starting April 29th and ending May 3rd. This has been agreed with ATS management."
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Re: Reconciled with

    Do I understand it correct that April 29th is another (more informal?) form of April, the 29th?

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    Re: Reconciled with

    'April 29th', '29th April', 'April 29' and 29 April' are standard and formal ways of writing the date.

    'April, the 29th' is non- standard.

    Rover

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    Re: Reconciled with

    We say, "April the 29th" but, as Rover said, we don't write the.

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    Re: Reconciled with

    "Reconcile" implies that there was some sort of dispute that needed to be worked out between you and management. I would simply say that ATS management approved.

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