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    The meaning of "accommodating"

    The meaning of "accommodating" is:

    "a person who is eager or willing to help other people, for example by changing their plans."

    What does mean "changing their plans"?
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    Re: The meaning of "accommodating"

    Quote Originally Posted by Shamsiyan View Post
    The meaning of "accommodating" is:

    "a person who is eager or willing to help other people, for example by changing their plans."

    What does mean "changing their plans"?
    Hello, Shamisiyan.
    Where did you get that definition?
    "accommodating" is not a "person".

    (Edit) Ah, I see. A person who is eager or willing to help other people, for example by changing his/her own plans is indeed "accommodating". I wouldn't use "their" in this case to avoid any confusion.
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    Re: The meaning of "accommodating"

    The meaning of "accommodating"
    "a person who is eager or willing to help other people, for example by changing their plans."


    This little scenario might explain it for you.

    a) It was our last morning at the hotel and we had planned to vacate the room by 10 o'clock. But the new guests arrived early and wanted to rest after a long flight. So we packed up and left before nine, just to help them out.
    b) That was very accommodating of you
    a) Well, we've been in the same position ourselves.

    not a teacher
    no pun intended
    Last edited by JMurray; 15-Jul-2012 at 13:59. Reason: disclaimer

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