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    I attend to agree with the opponents

    Does such an expression exist:
    I attend to agree with the opponents.

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    Re: I attend to agree with the opponents

    Quote Originally Posted by angelene001 View Post
    Does such an expression exist:
    I attend to agree with the opponents.
    No. "I tend to agree with the opponents" makes sense.

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    Re: I attend to agree with the opponents

    Where did you encounter this sentence, Angelene?

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    Re: I attend to agree with the opponents

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Where did you encounter this sentence, Angelene?


    Someone was trying to convince me that he had found such a sentence. Where? I don't know. Probably, he totally mixed it up.
    I wanted to make sure even though I doubted it was correct.

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    Re: I attend to agree with the opponents

    I intend to agree with the opponents could also work if someone is discussing their plan before a meeting, for example.

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    Re: I attend to agree with the opponents

    I pretend to agree with the opponents, would work if the person is a strategic player.
    I portend to agree with the opponents is OK if the person is a seer.
    I extend my agreement to the opponents, if the person is easily swayed.
    I contend my agreement with the opponents, if the person has changed her mind and has to convince her colleague.
    I subtend my agreement with opponents, if she wants to quantify the limits of her agreement.

    But I still think it should be 'tend'.

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    Re: I attend to agree with the opponents

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    But I still think it should be 'tend'.
    So do I.

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    Re: I attend to agree with the opponents

    It turned out that this person was listening to some audio tips on writing and wrote down 'attend' instead of 'tend' :)

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