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Could the following be used in English: to perform a profitable activity; to realize a financing plan; to accept the undertakings of an association; legal entity/person

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The first two look okay to me, but I am not sure what accept the undertakings of means.

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nataan said:
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Could the following be used in English: to perform a profitable activity; to realize a financing plan; to accept the undertakings of an association; legal entity/person

As it turns out, the one I was least sure of ("accept the undertakings of") returned the most hits on a Google search. Instead of perform a profitable activity, we would say make money, make a profit, turn a profit, or realize a profit.

It seems that realize a financing plan is used rarely if at all. Perhaps you mean something like finance a project?

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You could accept undertakings if you, say, bought a company and agreed to abide by its agreements, couldn't you? ;-)
 

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tdol said:
You could accept undertakings if you, say, bought a company and agreed to abide by its agreements, couldn't you? ;-)

I suppose. Is that a British expression?

(Nataan is stuck on one post. I wonder if he ever saw my answers.)

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he should have been notified. I was suggesting that it was an expression- I've never heard it, but I was trying to dredge up a context for it. ;-)
 

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tdol said:
he should have been notified. I was suggesting that it was an expression- I've never heard it, but I was trying to dredge up a context for it. ;-)

Well, if we agree on the meaning at least it means something between us.

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we're halfway there ;-)
 
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