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    told vs reflect

    Some customers told us that there were some errors in our website.

    Can we use "reflect" instead of "told us" in the above sentence?

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    Re: told vs reflect

    'Reflect that-clause' has a different meaning, according to http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/reflect Definition#4
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    Re: told vs reflect

    Other than "told", what verbs can we use in the above sentence?

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    #4

    Re: told vs reflect

    Let us know.
    Alerted us to some errors
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: told vs reflect

    pointed out to us
    informed us
    notified us (formal)

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    #6

    Re: told vs reflect

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    Can we use "reflect" instead of "told us" in the above sentence?
    No, you can't.

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    Re: told vs reflect

    'Report to us that-clause.'
    'Report something to us.'

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