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    Smile hold the secret for/of

    The new formula holds the secret for/of beauty. Try it for two weeks and you'll see the difference of your skin.


    I wonder if both for and of fit in the above context. If yes, are they the same in meaning? Thanks.

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    Re: hold the secret for/of

    ...holds the secret of beauty ~ holds beauty's secret
    ...holds the secret for beauty ~ for the prupose of becoming beautiful
    ...holds the secret to beauty ~ towards becoming beautiful

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    Re: hold the secret for/of

    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    ...holds the secret of beauty ~ holds beauty's secret
    ...holds the secret for beauty ~ for the prupose of becoming beautiful
    ...holds the secret to beauty ~ towards becoming beautiful
    You're as sharp as what you were! Soup.
    Well put! Thanks.

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    Re: hold the secret for/of

    Suddenly, it crossed my mind that I wrote something wrong.
    Correction:
    You're as sharp as you were!

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    Re: hold the secret for/of

    Both are OK and they mean the same thing:

    You are as sharp as what you were ~ what you used to be.
    You are as sharp as you were ~ as sharp as you were before.

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    Re: hold the secret for/of

    Hammer on! Soup.
    Sharp analysis as usual! You're really awesome!

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