Usage of verb sync and implied meaning for direct and indirect objects
I am new to an IT department, and the seasoned veterans are confusing me with their usage of the verb sync and the indirect/direct objects.
Construction: We need to sync A with B.
My understood meaning is that A is the object receiving the action, in this case the syncing. Thus, after syncing, the state of A becomes the same as B's.
However, when using this construction, the department veterans intend to mean that the state of B becomes the same as A's after syncing. Can somebody please explain what is the correct understanding of this construction?
Note, I am an American-born native English speaker, and the seasoned guys are mostly foreign-born, non-native English speakers. Their version seems to be prevalently understood in the department, while my version causes obvious confusion.
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