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Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
Old enemies can become new friends even if all their national interests are not in complete accord.
accord = harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
They came to an accord that profits would be shared equally.
come to an accord = come to an agreement/understanding;
We reached an accord with the neighboring country about our common border.
accord = agreement, understanding, contract
reach an accord = come to terms
Our information does not accord with his report.
It doesn't accord with what you said yesterday.
accord = go together; suit; fit; correspond
Unfortunately, the young man's political principles do not accord with those of his father.
accord = harmonize; bring into line (with)
He was accorded honours (a warm welcome).
We accorded a hero's welcome to him (we accorded him a hero's welcome).
accord = give; allow to have
Employees at this firm are expected to always behave in accordance with the rules.
Let's trim our hair in accordance with the socialist lifestyle.
Etries which are illegible or otherwise not in accordance with the rules will be disqualified.
in accordance with = in consonance with something; conforming to something
Thank you for your efforts.
Last edited by sarat_106; 21-Jan-2010 at 09:01.