RE: Turn off the monitor vs turn the monitor off

Subject: RE: Turn off the monitor vs turn the monitor off
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Robert Hodgins" <ehodgins -at- telusplanet -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2009 14:22:03 -0700

Robert Hodgins wrote:

> Could a rationalization be found in the following:
>
> "Turn the monitor around" versus "Turn around the monitor"?

Ah, but in this example, it's "Turn around the monitor" that's ambiguous
because "turn around" could be meant in the reflexive sense: "Turn
(yourself) around the monitor."

:-)

Richard


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
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