postpone until

< Previous | Next >

offscreen

New Member
Italiano
Hello everyone,

I'm having some problems with the verb postpone.

I understood that it works as follows most of the cases:
We agreed to postpone the meeting by two hours.

Is it also possible to use the preposition until?
We agreed to postpone the meeting until we define an interesting topic.

The sentence above doesn't sound right to me.
What am I doing wrong?

Thanks in advance,
Lorenzo
 
  • Parla

    Member Emeritus
    English - US
    Welcome to the forum, Offscreen. :)

    Dn is correct: Your sentence is fine. "Until" can refer to a condition (as in your sentence) or to a time (the meeting was postposed until four o'clock).
     
    < Previous | Next >
    Top