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taked4700

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Hi,

Is there any precedent of a 4-month-old product getting a price drop? $30 may seem insignificant but if the 32GB has dropped $70, and the LTE $100...wow. That's serious.

If 'precedent for' is used in stead in this context, does it convey the same meaning?

I guess it means a different thing.

I think that "Is there any precedent for a 4-month-old product getting a price drop?" is asking for any justification for a price drop.

Thanks in advance.
 

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"Precedent of" is unnatural in this context/construction.
 

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Thank you, Emsr2d2.

I'm afraid I could not understand what you mean.

Are you saying that "precedent for" makes sense in this context?

Thanks in advance.
 

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I'm afraid I could not understand what you mean.

Are you saying that "precedent for" makes sense in this context?
That is what ems is suggesting.
 
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