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    accumulate

    I don't think "accumulate" is proper in the following sentence,
    "And we are grateful, too, for the many good friends we have accumulated along the way" because accumulate is followed by money, wealth, estate.
    Am I right?

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    Re: accumulate

    Quote Originally Posted by ziawj2 View Post
    I don't think "accumulate" is proper in the following sentence,
    "And we are grateful, too, for the many good friends we have accumulated along the way" because accumulate is followed by money, wealth, estate.
    Am I right?
    It certainly sounds a little strange, but it may have been meant humorously,

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    Re: accumulate

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    It certainly sounds a little strange, but it may have been meant humorously,
    I agree with fivejedjon. I think acquire would be a better choice.

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