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#1 2005-11-20 21:47:20

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'report' for 'rapport'

A common word substituted for a rare one. A couple with a good rapport are communicating well, i.e., reporting to each other. (It’s confusing but probably irrelevant that ‘rapport’ means report in French.). Examples:

In fairness he was in great voice while Artie was a bit husky, and he dominated
most songs. However there seemed to be a good report between the two.
www.paul-simon.info/PHP/showreview.php? … fdb779f316

It certainly goes a long way in establishing good report between the various clubs in the district …
www.rotarypnr.org/bulletin.html

The course’s main goal is to broaden The horizons of students and establish
a good report between The different schools of thought here At Purdue.
www.purdueexponent.org/.../showstory.ph … classstory

When people faint, it’s just like a very good report between ‘hypnotist’ and
‘hypnotized’ ...
www.ex-premie3.org/archives/archive.cgi?arch=20000327c

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#2 2006-05-08 19:24:14

Jeffrey
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Re: 'report' for 'rapport'

Another example,

Look at your current clients … . You will find that those clients whom you’ve already established a report with will be eager to work with you again…
http://www.squidoo.com/thebusinessofgraphicdesign/

 

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