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  1. B45
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    What does this mean: I'm trying to schedule my meetings around the wedding but it wo

    What does this mean:

    I'm trying to schedule my meetings around the wedding but it would be cutting it too close.

    Does it mean that he's trying to make the wedding or miss it?

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    Re: What does this mean: I'm trying to schedule my meetings around the wedding but i

    It is unclear which of the two he will miss, the meetings or the wedding.

  3. B45
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    Re: What does this mean: I'm trying to schedule my meetings around the wedding but i

    He's trying to say that he wants to schedule his meetings so that he can still attend his friend's wedding.

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    Re: What does this mean: I'm trying to schedule my meetings around the wedding but i

    Yes, but the "cutting it too close" part sounds like he didn't succeed.

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    Re: What does this mean: I'm trying to schedule my meetings around the wedding but i

    We usually use "cutting it fine" in BrE when we're suggesting that two things will be so close together time-wise that one might be missed.

    I'm hoping to organise my meetings so I can still go to my friend's wedding but I'll be cutting it fine.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

  6. B45
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    Re: What does this mean: I'm trying to schedule my meetings around the wedding but i

    You are right. He didn't make it.

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    Re: What does this mean: I'm trying to schedule my meetings around the wedding but i

    Bummer!

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