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    #1

    it was left to each group to determine whether they were willing to rent

    It's me one more time.

    In connection with the showing of new car models,
    it was left to each group to determine whether they were willing to rent a garage.

    Does the bolded fragment in italics mean "it was up to each group to determine whether they were willing to rent" or "it was for each group to determine whether they were willing to rent" or "it rested with each group to determine whether they were willing to rent" or "it lay with each group to determine whether they were willing to rent"?

    Could you express your opinion?

    Thank you.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 06-Jan-2015 at 18:15. Reason: Enlarged font size to make it readable.

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    #2

    Re: it was left to each group to determine whether they were willing to rent

    All of them mean the same to me. (Each group (automotive group?) has the authority to decide if they want to rent a garage.)

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    #3

    Re: it was left to each group to determine whether they were willing to rent

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    It's me one more time.

    We know it's you, Jacek1. Your username is right there!

    All three of your suggested meanings mean the same to me too.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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