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    Is this sentence correct? We were told to follow instructions from the police for keeping ourselves safe or we were told to follow instructions for keeping ourselves safe from the police

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    Re: Grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by Adufej View Post
    Is this sentence correct? "We were told to follow instructions from the police for keeping ourselves safe." or "We were told to follow instructions for keeping ourselves safe from the police."
    It depends whether or not you were told by the police to protect yourselves or you were told by someone else to protect yourselves from the police.
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