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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  27/MAI/2011 2:14 PM
Assunto:  On, Over, About
 
Mensagem:  He agreed on/about/with the conditions.
He agreed on the conditions.  = He accepts the conditions and will follow/obey
them.
He agrees with people about something. = He thinks like others think about
something.  ("With" tends to be used with people, not things.)
He agrees about the conditions. = He has the same thoughts about the conditions as other people do.
(If something agrees with you, it is  good for you and/or you like it.  The desert
air agrees with you.  A glass of wine before dinner agrees with you.)

You are not aware of the problems.
You are not aware of/about the problems.  = (both corect) You are not aware that
the problems exist.


She wouldn't comment on/about/over the accusations.
She wouldn't comment on/about the accusations. = She would not talk, make
observations, etc. about the accusations.
She wouldn't comment over the accusations. = (This sounds like substandard English to me.  I recommend that you avoid it.  If you have seen this in print, I would like to read the context.)


I've already discussed about/on/over that with you.
I've already discussed that with you. = correct
I've already discussed about/on/over that with you. = incorrect




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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
On, Over, About  –  BrunoGaspar.  27/MAI/2011, 12:33 PM
 On, Over, About  –  Dale-USA  27/MAI/2011, 2:14 PM
On, Over, About  –  PPAULO  27/MAI/2011, 2:40 PM
On, Over, About  –  Dale-USA  27/MAI/2011, 4:06 PM
On, Over, About  –  Dale-USA  27/MAI/2011, 4:46 PM
On, Over, About  –  Orlando  27/MAI/2011, 3:43 PM
On, Over, About  –  Dale-USA  27/MAI/2011, 4:09 PM
On, Over, About  –  BrunoGaspar,  27/MAI/2011, 6:10 PM
On, Over, About  –  Dale-USA  27/MAI/2011, 11:24 PM

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