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    tufguy is offline VIP Member
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    Attempts to change my mind will not be met kindly

    "Attempts to change my mind will not be met kindly". What does this part "will not be met kindly" mean here? Can we also say "If he tries to help other he will be met kindly by me" or "he tried to cheat that is why he wasn't met kindly by me"?

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    Re: Attempts to change my mind will not be met kindly

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "Attempts to change my mind will not be met kindly".
    For once, I know where you read this, tufguy, and you could easily have provided this link to it, which puts it into context for our members.

    As you have been told more times than I can count: tell us the source of any quoted text that you did not write yourself.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 12-Jun-2017 at 09:59.

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    Re: Attempts to change my mind will not be met kindly

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "Attempts to change my mind will not be met kindly".
    It means I will not appreciate any attempts to make me change my mind.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Can we also say "If he tries to help other he will be met kindly by me" or "he tried to cheat that is why he wasn't met kindly by me"?
    No, those are unnatural and ungrammatical.
    Last edited by teechar; 12-Jun-2017 at 14:06. Reason: fixed quote tag

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    Re: Attempts to change my mind will not be met kindly

    The speaker will react badly - unkindly - if anyone tries to change his or her mind.
    I am not a teacher.

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