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    Wink Provide for and Provide with

    Dear Teacher,

    Kindly tell me how and when to use "provide with" and "provide for"?

    Please explain me in sentences. Sadly my queries are partly met with answers. I know your workload is understandable.

    Thank you,

    Murli

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    Re: Provide for and Provide with

    [1] provide or furnish with;
    "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
    [syn: supply, render, furnish]

    [2] provide what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance;
    "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests" [syn: supply, ply, cater]

    [3] determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation;
    "The Constitution provides for the right to free speech"

    [5] make a possibility or provide opportunity for;
    "This procedure provides for lots of leeway" [syn: leave, allow for, allow]

    [6] supply means of subsistence; earn a living;
    "He provides for his large family by working three jobs"
    [syn: bring home the bacon]

    [7] take measures in preparation for;
    "provide for the proper care of the passengers on the cruise ship"

    Source: WordNet 2.0, 2003 Princeton University


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    Wink Thank You Very Much - Provide for and Provide with

    Dear Teacher,

    Thank You Very Much for your quick and detailed reply. I think I hurt you. I am so sorry. Please forgive me.

    Thank you once again,

    Murli

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    Re: Thank You Very Much - Provide for and Provide with

    You're welcome. Your question neither bothered me nor hurt me.

    Correction

    Please explain it to me in sentences.

    I know your workload is considerable.

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