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10-02-2011, 11:46   #1
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"Our conversation refers"

I've come across this a couple of times - "our telephone conversation of yesterday refers". I don't really understand the construction of the sentence. It sounds to me like "our conversation is referring to" as if the conversation was a person.
I would personally write "I refer to our telephone conversation (of) yesterday".

Can someone explain it to me or is it just more business-speak?
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Yeah, I haven't encountered it to my recollection but it sounds like they're trying to say "Our conversation of yesterday refers (to the subject I'm about to address)".
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