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    #1

    compromise

    Don't know which proposition to use with 'compromise'.

    We have to compromise on something.
    I don't want to compromise on the area.
    I can comporomise on the size of the flat.

    On/with? What would you say, please?

    Thanks.

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    Re: compromise

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    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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    #3

    Re: compromise

    Quote Originally Posted by irinaofr View Post
    Don't know which proposition to use with 'compromise'.
    pre​position

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