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    Computers are used ....

    Are those sentences correct? 1- Computers are used for getting all kinds of information and advice.
    2- Computers are used for taking all kinds of information and advice.
    3- Computers are used for giving all kinds of information and advice.
    In case they are all correct which one is best?

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    Re: Computers are used ....

    1- OK
    2- You take advice, but it doesn't really work with information
    3- OK, give information- you could use a better verb

    I would use the infinitve here:

    Computers are used to get information and advice.

    If you want to put both in the same sentence, why not use 'send and receive'?

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