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    decide/arrange

    Canbridge Advanced Leaerners dictionary® defiines the phrasal verb put off thus:
    put sth offphrasal verb [M]
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    to decide or arrange to delay an event or activity until a later time or date
    The meeting has been put off for a week.
    [+ -ing verb] I can't put off going to the dentist any longer.
    (Definition of put sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
    What's the difference between deciding and arranging to delay sth?Just carrying out?

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    Re: decide/arrange

    You can decide to do something on your own. You normally arrange with other people to do something.

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    Re: decide/arrange

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    You can decide to do something on your own. You normally arrange with other people to do something.
    So two differences only?

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    Re: decide/arrange

    Try some more shades of meaning by looking up the words. This is a good site: OneLook: General dictionary sites

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