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    Is it incumbent for us to begin with this agenda as an initiative?

    For instance, we have some agendas on desk to be negotiated on and the majority of them are insisting on a particular agenda to start with. So is it correct if I ask them the below question:

    Is it incumbent for us to begin with this agenda as an initiative?

    Please check the grammar.

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    Re: Is it incumbent for us to begin with this agenda as an initiative?

    Quote Originally Posted by habjan View Post
    For instance, we have some agendas on desk to be negotiated on and the majority of them are insisting on a particular agenda to start with. So is it correct if I ask them the below question:

    Is it incumbent for us to begin with this agenda as an initiative?

    Please check the grammar.
    The majority of what are insisting?

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    Re: Is it incumbent for us to begin with this agenda as an initiative?

    An agenda is a list of topics to be discussed.

    Do you have multiple topics or multiple agendas?
    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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    #4

    Re: Is it incumbent for us to begin with this agenda as an initiative?

    I think 'incumbent ON us' is correct...

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    Re: Is it incumbent for us to begin with this agenda as an initiative?

    I appreciate the responses. In either ways, I actually wanted to know whether the word "Incumbent" goes with the sentence.

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    Re: Is it incumbent for us to begin with this agenda as an initiative?

    Stick with panglossa's 'incumbent on'.

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