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accord
used in Funny in Farsi

11 uses
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Definition
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
This sense of accord is often seen in the form according to or accordingly where it can take on more specific meanings. For example:
  • "According to Kim, ..." — as stated by
  • "To each according to her ability." — based upon
  • "Points are scored according to how well they perform." — depending upon
  • "The dose is calculated according to body weight." — in proportion to
  • "We got a flat tire. Accordingly, I pulled to the side of the road." — because of what was just said; or as a result
  • According to the interview, the Toucan was a member of a nudist colony in Northern California.
    p. 164.9
  • According to my father, any activity that is enjoyed by our family will be exponentially more enjoyable if shared with others.
    p. 18.4
  • When Farshid was in kindergarten back in Abadan, he was, according to all reports, an extremely popular and charismatic little person.
    p. 43.0
  • With its vast oil reserves and abundance of smart people, Iran, according to my father, could really go places.
    p. 83.1
  • Albert Einstein possessed, according to my father, deep, penetrating eyes; he spoke in a deliberate and gentle manner.
    p. 93.8
  • When they want any kind of medical advice, they ask Mahmood, the orthopedic surgeon— "the best surgeon ever," according to them.
    p. 99.9
  • When Darius's grandmother Sedigeh was a young girl, she was, according to my father, "the smartest one of all."
    p. 100.6
  • Any immigrant who comes to this country and becomes a citizen and doesn't vote, according to him, should just go back.
    p. 118.5
  • According to my books on French culture, concierges were usually old ladies living alone on the ground floor of apartment buildings.
    p. 135.4
  • In search of a husband, she told me, she had recently moved to Paris from the countryside, but she was hugely disappointed with the men: according to her, they were all married.
    p. 136.8
  • A few months after my return to California, I received a letter from Noelle letting me know that she had moved to New Caledonia, where, according to her, the ratio of men to women was five to one.
    p. 140.2

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