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06:42 Mar 7, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - IT (Information Technology) / green IT
English term or phrase: set the table
Clearly, environmental concerns are near and dear to Saper's heart, and not just for the sake of the bottom line. In his mind, it is IT's responsibility as the biggest consumer of electricity in the company to {set the table} not just for reduced energy consumption and efficient computer use, but for all things green.
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3 +2确定了标准Lichun E

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48 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2

similar to "set the tone", it sets the criteria for something.



Lichun E
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agree  Milton Guo
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agree  Carol So
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5


Note added at 2 hrs (2008-03-07 08:51:18 GMT)


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