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    #1

    avail oneself to?

    I read this the other day:
    Id avail myself to attending your meeting...
    I assume that the person would like to attend our meeting, but I don't understand the use of 'avail onself to' here.
    I checked several dictionaries and the most common usage is 'avail oneself of'. Can someone please share what you think it means here? Is this correct / common usage? Thanks

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    Re: avail oneself to?

    It doesn't work for me, but I assume they're trying to say that they would like to attend in a posh way. I'd avail myself of, but would not use it in this sentence.

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