Acquiesce

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Which preposition follows the verb acquiesce?

asked Sep 19 '13 at 21:11 Chrisa tsompani New member

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One would usually acquiesce to something.

link comment answered Sep 19 '13 at 22:10 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow
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Pirates of the Caribbean (2003):

 

Elizabeth: I want you to leave and never come back.

Barbossa: I'm disinclined to acquiesce to your request.

Elizabeth casts Barbossa a confused look.

Barbossa: Means "no".

Elizabeth: Very well. I'll drop it.

 

<3 that part of the movie.

 

+to Mr. Neidhardt

link comment edited Sep 20 '13 at 00:32 Aaron Prejean Expert

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