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    Default For disappearing acts

    For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.
    (Doug Larson)

    I assume that 'for' means 'concerning'.

    Am I right?

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    Default Re: For disappearing acts

    "As an example of" would be a better way to think of about.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: For disappearing acts

    Quote Originally Posted by suprunp View Post
    For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.
    (Doug Larson)

    I assume that 'for' means 'concerning'.

    Am I right?

    Thanks.
    Yes, or "considering", or "In relation to"
    Compare:
    "For best actor, I nominate Jack Nicholson.
    "For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat ..."

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