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    Special benefit ...


    Can anybody tell me if the phrase for the special benefit could be substituted by for? (... refrigerated for those who ...)

    "Sufficient snow had fallen before Christmas to content the skiers, and the big rink, sprinkled every evening, had given the skaters each morning a fresh surface on which to perform their slippery antics. Bridge and dancing served to while away the greater part of the night, and to me, now for the first time tasting the joys of a winter in the Engadine, it seemed that a new heaven and a new earth had been lighted, warmed, and refrigerated for the special benefit of those who like myself had been wise enough to save up their days of holiday for the winter."

    The Horror-Horn, E.F.Benson, 1923

    Thnks a lot.

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    Re: Special benefit ...

    Yes, you could say:

    refrigerated for those who....

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