bekräftade honom i hans uttryck

English translation: backed him up in his thinking/decision

15:06 Jun 6, 2018
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Swedish term or phrase: bekräftade honom i hans uttryck
Hello,

How would you render "bekräfta" in the following context?

"Hon bekräftade honom i hans uttryck kring att börja eget företag."

My guess would be that "affirm" is a good translation here, but I'd like to know if there is a better possibility.

Thanks
G. L.
United States
Local time: 18:59
English translation:backed him up in his thinking/decision
Explanation:
I think affirm might well work but here's an alternative.
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Matt Bibby
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:59
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3 +2backed him up in his thinking/decision
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32 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
backed him up in his thinking/decision


Explanation:
I think affirm might well work but here's an alternative.

Matt Bibby
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:59
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 32

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Deane Goltermann
6 hrs
  -> Thanks Deane :)

agree  Agneta Pallinder: Also because the sentence is so sloppy that "affirm" would stand out as too formal a word.
16 hrs
  -> Thanks Agneta! :)
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