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    Fixed/settled/what else?

    Fixed/settled/what else?

    I have had a problem doing something, but it is solved. Fixed. Settled.

    How could I say it in just one word?

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    Re: Fixed/settled/what else?

    I had a problem doing something but it has been resolved/fixed.

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    Re: Fixed/settled/what else?

    Also, informally: sorted.

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    Re: Fixed/settled/what else?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Also, informally: sorted.
    Sorted was formerly unknown in AmE but it has entered our language very rapidly in the last couple of years.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Fixed/settled/what else?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
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    Very British...

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    #6

    Re: Fixed/settled/what else?

    And sometimes pronounced like shorted in London just to make things more difficult than necessary. Obviously with a glottal stop for the t.
    Last edited by Tdol; 22-Sep-2016 at 11:28. Reason: pronounce -> pronounced

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