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    Fire and water do not agree.

    What does `do not agree' means here?

    I have no context, it is an example of subject verb agreement chapter in my grammar book.

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    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    Fire and water do not agree.

    What does `do not agree' means here?

    I have no context, it is an example of subject verb agreement chapter in my grammar book.
    they are opposites, they do not resemble in their characteristics

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    Default Re: do not agree

    Even further than that - water will extinguish fire - so they cannot get along together.

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    Hi,
    I guess what puzzles you, Gary, is that other meaning of agree - be in harmony with; suit.
    Why can't your children agree?= Why can't they get on well?
    Such a climate does not agree with me.
    The meat I ate for lunch hasn't agreed with me.


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