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    #1

    by and for

    ''The debt was paid by John'' (John paid the debt with his own money).

    ''The debt was paid for John'' (somebody paid the debt that John owed to somebody else).


    Hi,
    Is the interpretation correct, please?
    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: by and for

    You got it perfectly, folk


    Not a teacher at all

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