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    "for" or "from"

    Dear All,

    Which preposition should we use and why?

    E-mail is short _____ electronic mail.
    (1) for
    (2) from

    Thanks a lot for your kind assistance.

    Best Regards,
    Cicily from Taiwan

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    Re: "for" or "from"

    Quote Originally Posted by Cicily21
    Dear All,

    Which preposition should we use and why?

    E-mail is short _____ electronic mail.
    (1) for
    (2) from

    Thanks a lot for your kind assistance.

    Best Regards,
    Cicily from Taiwan
    (1) is the correct choice. 'for' in that context means, representing or in place of.

    All the best, :D


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    Re: "for" or "from"

    [quote="Casiopea"]
    Quote Originally Posted by Cicily21
    Dear All,

    (1) is the correct choice. 'for' in that context means, representing or in place of.

    All the best, :D
    Thanks a lot!!

    Best Regards,
    Cicily

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    Re: "for" or "from"

    You're welcome. :D

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