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    Hi all,

    Someone asked me "Can I call you during your office hours?"

    Can I answer "I am afraid it might not be convenient to disuss during office hours as my boss will be around me."

    Thanks!

    JY

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    Re: discuss

    NOT A TEACHER


    Hello, Jiayun:

    "Discuss" is a so-called transitive verb that means "talk about." A transitive verb needs an object:

    Let's discuss world problems.

    The boss and I discussed my future at this company

    All they do is discuss the issues, but they never take any real action.

    *****

    Thus, "I don't think it would be a good idea for us to talk during office hours, as the boss might overhear me."


    HAVE A NICE DAY!

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    Re: discuss

    Quote Originally Posted by Jiayun View Post
    Can I answer "I am afraid it might not be convenient to disuss during office hours as my boss will be around me."
    No.

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