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Subject:Re: Set [preposition]? From:Kelly Hoffman <kelly -at- NASHUA -dot- HP -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 7 Sep 1995 08:22:43 -0400
Karen Kay <karenk -at- NETCOM -dot- COM> writes:
> (I really can't think of a situation where 'set', 'modem', and
> 'for' all co-occur. It sounds colloquially inaccurate to my ear.)
How about, "Set the modem for inbound connections?"
(Ok, I admit that I'd probably say "set the modem to allow inbound
Kelly K. Hoffman Hewlett-Packard, NetMetrix Operation, Nashua, NH
kelly -at- nashua -dot- hp -dot- com "Reading the manual is admitting defeat."
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