a cycling coach for the University of California

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Ume, Dec 3, 2009.

  1. SpyroNinja Member

    New York City
    English, New York
    I can't explain how, but it changes the meaning in slight ways. I prefer for.
  2. Copyright

    Copyright Senior Member

    American English
    A manager for IBM.
    An assembly worker for General Motors.
    A cycling coach for the University of California.

    I guess we work "for" companies and institutions.
  3. BellaDancer

    BellaDancer Senior Member

    You can use "at."

    ... a cycling coach at the University of California ...

    Similarly, using Copyright's examples,

    ... a manager at IBM ...
    ... an assembly worker at General Motors ...

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