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Does such an expression exist:
I attend to agree with the opponents.
Where did you encounter this sentence, Angelene?
I intend to agree with the opponents could also work if someone is discussing their plan before a meeting, for example.
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'.
It turned out that this person was listening to some audio tips on writing and wrote down 'attend' instead of 'tend' :)