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‘After more than a decade in this frenzied industry I’ve decided to retire from investment banking in favor of a smaller and quieter role as an independent consultant on emerging markets,’ Mr. Anderson wrote in an email on Wednesday.

If we say someone  retired from A in favor of B,does it means A benefit B,or B benefited from A?

What’s the paragraph really mean ?

09:59 AM Mar 09 2012 |

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Teacher AmySuper Member!

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Hi! It means that the person has rejected banking and chosen a quieter and more independent job instead. If you say “I’ve rejected A in favor of B,” then B benefits.


10:08 PM Mar 09 2012 |