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    Worked at/for company XYZ

    All, in a dilemma here as regards to at and for. I have always been tempted to use "for" in the following scenario. Please advise.

    Example: I worked at/for Microsoft for 10 years in 90s.

    Also, I think expressing it in another way would be- I was with Microsoft for 10 years in 90s. Does it imply the same meaning as above?

    Many thanks in advance!!

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    Re: Worked at/for company XYZ

    Quote Originally Posted by shanghailuv View Post
    All, in a dilemma here as regards to at and for. I have always been tempted to use "for" in the following scenario. Please advise.

    Example: I worked at/for Microsoft for 10 years in 90s.

    Also, I think expressing it in another way would be- I was with Microsoft for 10 years in 90s. Does it imply the same meaning as above?

    Many thanks in advance!!
    Either "at" or "for" could work. "For" would be more common, in my experience.

    Yes, "'with" could have that meaning.

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