Just want to ask
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Sat Jul 3 22:12:05 UTC 2010
On Sat, 3 Jul 2010 15:36:00 +0100
Chris Rees <utisoft at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 29 June 2010 19:18, Roger B.A. Klorese <rogerk at queernet.org> wrote:
> > On Jun 29, 2010, at 11:13 AM, Matthew Seaman
> > <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> wrote:
> >> Whether or not he agrees with them is a matter of philosophical
> >> interest only, so long as he keeps to the terms.
> > Agree TO them, not agree WITH them.
> > _______________________________________________
> As I remember, agree _to_ is valid only when followed by a verb
> infinitive (which is indeed where the `to' comes from);
To can be part of an infinitive, but in this case it's a preposition.
"Agree to them" and "agree with them" have different meanings: roughly
comply and concur.
I presume he was trying to precis the answer, rather than correct the
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