One backpedals to not have to answer questions that would be embarrassing for one's friends.
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Solving a difficulty requires a patient study. If one fails, one will receive help after showing that one has done one's best.
In the making
Making oneself available. Disregarding one's opinions. A general agreement is unlikely.
Proof (Pivot's method)
One asks friends who distanced themselves to come back.
One cannot find any report that would contradict what others have just said.