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Joined: January 12, 2008
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Like Sue says, it's "I doff my hat" or a more common variant "I tip my hat" It means to give your respect or admiration. For example, I tip/doff my hat to those who donate to charity.
April 10, 2011, 4:24am
No. The proper word is "converse". "Conversate" is considered a slang word, If I'm not mistaken.
January 17, 2010, 10:13pm
Taking a wild guess here, but do you mean transitive vs intransitive verbs?
May 6, 2009, 3:23am
That's because it's in the subjunctive. The subjunctive is often used to express hierarchical differences in the English language (e.g. Queen always speaks in the subjunctive) or simply a higher sense of authority. It implies that the demands are absolute and incontestable.
Another use of the subjunctive is during hypothetical situations that you completely do not anticipate.
However, the subjunctive is rarely used in English, so don't worry about it.
January 12, 2008, 7:14pm
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