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Re: re: Contacting someone implies you were successful;...

My personal favourite IndEng word is "prepone", meaning "to bring forward in time", by analogy with "postpone".

Mine is "doubt" to express a misunderstanding. As an academic I am sometimes contacted by Indian students/researchers expressing a "doubt" about some aspect of my published work. The first few times this happened I thought they were being a bit cheeky, until I twigged that they were just seeking clarification.

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