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    Can you help me to understand this sentence?

    Hello.

    I don't understand what the below sentence means especially the underlined part.
    Can you help me? Thank you ^^

    It is common among some physicians to extend special privileges to their colleagues out of professional courtesy.

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    Re: Can you help me to understand this sentence?

    '...to do favours for each other'.

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    Re: Can you help me to understand this sentence?

    It is common in the US for physicians to discount their prices when treating other physicians or their immediate families.

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    Re: Can you help me to understand this sentence?

    sykang, please note that a better title would have been to discount their prices.

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