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arrange for

1. To organize or plan something. A noun is sometimes used between "arrange" and "for," and a specific time is often given after "for." I will arrange for you two to meet this week. I need you to arrange a luncheon for the whole department. Carrie asked me to arrange a conference call for 10 AM.
2. To adapt a piece of music so that it can be played on different instruments or in a different style than is customary. A noun can be used between "arrange" and "for." I would really like that piece to be played at our wedding—can you arrange it for strings? That song was arranged for the piano by our musical director.
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arrange (something) with

1. To organize or plan something with another person. Did you arrange the luncheon with my mother? I know she really wanted to help plan it.
2. To organize or plan something to include a particular thing. My daughter loves horses, so we arranged her birthday party with pony rides.
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arrange for (someone to do something)

to make plans for someone to do something. I will arrange for Charles to fix what he broke. I arranged for the plumber to install a new water heater.
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arrange for something

to prepare or plan for something. We will arrange for a celebration. John arranged for it.
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arrange some music for something

to prepare or adapt music for particular instruments or for a particular musical key. Paul arranged the piece for piano. This piece was arranged for the guitar by Frank's brother.
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arrange something for some time

to plan something for a particular time. We will arrange a picnic for the afternoon. I will arrange an appointment for the noon hour.
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arrange something for someone or something

to prepare or plan something for someone or something. They arranged a reception for Frank. We arranged a dance for the holiday.
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arrange something with someone or something

to prepare or plan something that will include someone or something. We arranged entertainment with clowns and a musician. I will arrange a fancy dinner with wine and cloth napkins. Paul arranged a meeting with the opposition.
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6 -- 7) Ramon Mancilla of Los Angeles, left, arranges rose bouquets at the Flower Mart.
The prices are good, but the downside is that all you get are the flowers and you have to arrange them yourself.
The company can arrange radiator repairs with any one of 25,000 repair shops in 50 states, and provides fast delivery of parts from its 32 warehouse locations.
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