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    required by or for?

    hi,

    what is the difference between these two?

    "skills required for security analysits" and

    "skills required by security analysits"

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    Re: required by or for?

    actually I want to say "skills required to be a security analyist",
    so which one should be used: required by or required for?
    or do they mean the same?

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    Re: required by or for?

    Quote Originally Posted by light View Post
    actually I want to say "skills required to be a security analyist",
    so which one should be used: required by or required for?
    or do they mean the same?
    In that case, "for" would be better, but the form in your question is the clearest.

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    Re: required by or for?

    thank you Mike for the answer,
    would "required by" be definitely wrong in that sense?

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    Re: required by or for?

    Quote Originally Posted by light View Post
    thank you Mike for the answer,
    would "required by" be definitely wrong in that sense?
    "Required by" suggests that the skills are something the analysts need access to but don't possess themselves.

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    Re: required by or for?

    thanks once more

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    Re: required by or for?

    Quote Originally Posted by light View Post
    thanks once more
    You're welcome.

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