conclude = "to prove (the existence of something); entail"

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu May 3 02:55:11 UTC 2007

At 5/2/2007 05:22 PM, Jon L wrote:
>Jody Gibson, former "Hollywood super-madam," on Fox's _The Big
>Story_ this afternoon:
>"Those [customer-service] tips do not _conclude_ sexual activity. If
>she had talked about being sure to use a condom, that would conclude
>sexual activity."

Or was that supposed to be "collude"?


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