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    arrange for

    Dear friends,

    Do you think that for him to be the youngest employee is part of the arrangement? It is hard to imagine that one purposely arranges someone to be the youngest employee, but it happened that he turned out to the youngest. Your take please. Thanks.

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    Vincent had not better opportunity for advancement than working at The Hague branch of Goupil's. And it was a testament to Vincent's abilities that the childless "Uncle Cent" took a paternal interest in him and arranged for his position as Goupil's youngest employee

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    Re: arrange for

    As I recall Van Gogh's life, it was chance that he was the youngest employee, but noteworthy because of his age at the time of appointment, 16 years of age.

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    Re: arrange for

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    As I recall Van Gogh's life, it was chance that he was the youngest employee, but noteworthy because of his age at the time of appointment, 16 years of age.
    Hi, Anglika. Thanks. Do you mean you have to rely on the background knowledge to determine the meaning? IN other words, it can go either way depending on the context? Thanks again.

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