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Re: On the margins

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on October 04, 2004

In Reply to: Re: On the margins posted by David FG on October 04, 2004

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: : Need help:

: : The terms of the deal will change on the margins.

: : What does "change on the margins" mean here?
: : Thanks!

: On the periphery - the minor details, not central to the deal, will change.

: DFG

If I may say so, I believe an American would use the word "marginally" instead of "on the margins". The latter sounds distinctly British to me.