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> > On 18.01.2013, at 19:16, Roger Mills wrote:
> >
> > > The police were ordered to stop drinking on campus after midnight.

On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 04:29:57PM -0600, Matthew Boutilier wrote:
> Just to be clear, we're talking about the two meanings of "to stop
> drinking," right?
> 1. "the police were ordered to put a stop to [other people's] drinking on
> campus after midnight"
> 2. "the police were ordered to abstain from drinking on campus after
> midnight"
> I'm a bit slow today.

My very first interpretation of the sentence was this:
“The police were ordered to cease and desist from their established practice of drinking on campus after midnight”.

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