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    English Teacher
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    #1

    Question to concede a respite

    If you want to offer someone more time for paying his debts, can you say: we concede a respite ?

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    English Teacher
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    #2

    Re: to concede a respite

    Quote Originally Posted by Roadster View Post
    If you want to offer someone more time for paying his debts, can you say: we concede a respite ?
    Better to say "we offer/grant/provide a grace period".

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    #3

    Re: to concede a respite

    Thank you billmcd

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