Re: Set [preposition]?

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
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