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    Question need clarifying?

    Hello,

    I came across the sentence below


    Some of the details need clarifying before we submit the report for approval.


    I just never heard of people saying "need clarifying" before.

    Thank you in advance!

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    #2

    Re: need clarifying?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chidayo View Post
    Hello,

    I came across the sentence below


    Some of the details need clarifying before we submit the report for approval.


    I just never heard of people saying "need clarifying" before.

    Thank you in advance!
    Hello.
    5jj has answered your question here:
    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/as...larifying.html

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    #3

    Re: need clarifying?

    If you have a follow-up question, please post it in the original thread.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 21-May-2013 at 09:40.

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