> > 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”. -- Arnt Richard Johansen http://arj.nvg.org/ Löylyä lisää, ei tunnu missää.