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    weather-resilient

    Please make the following in bold clear for me.

    1. His research team came up with a series of lightweight, weather-resilient fabrics for outdoor sportswear...

    Is this some like "all-weather"?

    2. The agent did at least assure me that I would not have to pay my bill for another month; she would put a hold on my account, noting possible overcharges.

    Please explain the above more easily.

    Thank you.

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    Re: weather-resilient

    Quote Originally Posted by unpakwon View Post
    Please make the following in bold clear for me.

    1. His research team came up with a series of lightweight, weather-resilient fabrics for outdoor sportswear...

    Is this some like "all-weather"?

    2. The agent did at least assure me that I would not have to pay my bill for another month; she would put a hold on my account, noting possible overcharges.

    Please explain the above more easily.

    Thank you.
    Definitions for these terms would be easy enough to find, for example, on the web.

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    Re: weather-resilient

    Weather-resilient or weather-resistant?

    (I worked for L. L. Bean for a while. "Water-resistant" is a pretty common term. I'm not familiar with "weather-resilient.")
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: weather-resilient

    Quote Originally Posted by unpakwon View Post
    Please make the following in bold clear for me.

    1. His research team came up with a series of lightweight, weather-resilient fabrics for outdoor sportswear...

    Is this some like "all-weather"?

    2. The agent did at least assure me that I would not have to pay my bill for another month; she would put a hold on my account, noting possible overcharges.

    Please explain the above more easily.

    Thank you.
    I like "all-weather" much more than weatherproof, weather-resilient (which I've never heard) or weather-resistent.

    I'm not quite sure I understand the second sentence. It's the last 3 words that have me stumped. I understand that she could put the account on hold (suspend it) and tell you that you don't need to make a monthly payment at the moment. However, I have no idea what she's going to do in order to "note possible overcharges". If you're overcharged for something, then you are told to pay more than the correct price. I don't see how that fits this scenario.

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