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They sit (very uncomfortably) on a sloping stone there, and compare notes.

Meanwhile Kennedy and I paused on the way out to compare notes.

Travis must compare notes with him to be sure that this was not indeed a trap.

You will have plenty of time to compare notes when you are once on board.

Or suppose all together, and let them compare notes afterward.

It was not for a day or two that I was able to compare notes with Mollie.

She wanted to compare notes with the owner of this amphibian.

"Let us compare notes," said the chaplain, sitting down opposite.

I'll ask her this afternoon and we will compare notes as to our adieux!'

I know that's one of the reasons you wanted to compare notes.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "a song, music, instrumental music; a musical note," from Latin nota "letter, character, note," originally "a mark, sign, means of recognition," which is perhaps related to notus, past participle of noscere (Old Latin *gnoscere) "to know" (see know). Meaning "notice, attention, reputation" is early 14c. Meaning "brief writing" is from 1540s.

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