Is it possible to condole with
someone yet not console them?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
When you comfort someone, you are
consoling them. Whereas when you directly express sympathy to someone for their
misfortunes, you are condoling with them. It's possible that your condolences
might not provide comfort.
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