“There was no agreement between theory and measurement”; “The results of two tests were in correspondence” Our agreement was that you would pay until the first of the month. Finally, over the past four years, he and his representatives have cancelled or denounced dozens of other international environmental regulations, practices and agreements. The agreement was simple, we work together as a team to achieve our goals. The committee finally reached agreement on two important issues. I agree with many of them… I heard Nancy Pelosi say that she did not want to leave until we agreed. There is broad consensus that forest damage is due to air pollution. Agreement or concord occurs when a word changes shape, depending on the other words to which it refers. This is a case of bending, and usually includes the value of a grammatical category “accepting” between different words or parts of the sentence.
In standard English, for example, you can say I am or it is, but not “I am” or “it is.” This is because the grammar of the language requires that the verb and its subject coincide personally. The pronouns I and him are respectively the first and third person, just as the verbs are and are. The verbage form must be chosen to have the same person as the subject. The agreement, which, as above, is based on supra-grammatical categories, is a formal agreement, contrary to a fictitious agreement based on importance. For example, the term “The United States” is treated as unique for the purposes of the agreement, although it is formally plural. That is how you make an agreement; U.K. and U.S. negotiators on the verge of reaching an agreement; he agreed. We finally agreed: I cook and clean Ann. After much discussion, there has still been no agreement on what to do next.
And I`m waiting for a report on them, not on the processing of classified information, because it`s frivolous, but on: “Did I follow the policy? Have I complied with my employment contract? Management indicated that an agreement had been reached with the unions. with the exception of vessels with a record of less than eighty tonnes, the master of a ship must enter into an agreement with any sailor he carries from a port in Britain as a crew member; and this agreement must be in the form sanctioned by the Trade Council. (See RUNNING AGREEMENT.) “They had an agreement not to interfere in each other`s affairs”; “There was an agreement between management and workers” state of consent; Harmony of opinion, statement, action or character; Consent Concord; Compliance because there is good agreement among Council members These examples are automatically selected from different online sources of information to reflect the current use of the word “agreement.” The opinions expressed in the examples do not reflect the views of Merriam-Webster or its publishers. Send us comments. The results of my experience are in line with those of Michelson and with the law of general relativity. It is true that we have not been able to reach an agreement, but we can still say that great strides have been taken. Such an agreement currently exists for an influenza pandemic, Phelan notes, but not for any other type of disease or vaccine.