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make arrangements

To organize, plan, or prepare. Typically followed by "for (someone or something)" or "to (do something)." I will make arrangements for you two to meet this week. We're making arrangements to have the faulty equipment repaired next week. Please make arrangements for my sister. She'll be arriving in the morning.
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make the arrangements

1. To organize, plan, or prepare what is necessary (for or to do something). Our legal team has already made the arrangements, so everything should be ready for you when you arrive on Monday. It will take me a little bit of time to make the arrangements, but the new equipment should be ready sometime in the next week or two.
2. To organize everything that is necessary for a funeral. I'm so shaken from her death that I can't even think about making the arrangements right now. My brothers and sisters and I all made the arrangements together when our father finally passed away.
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make arrangements for someone

to plan accommodations for someone. John is coming for a visit next week. Please make arrangements for him at the hotel. I will make arrangements for everyone when I call the hotel.
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make arrangements to do something

to plan to do something; to facilitate the doing of something. Please make arrangements to have all this stuff hauled away. We will make arrangements to be there on time.
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make arrangements (with someone) (for something)

to make plans with someone for something. I will make arrangements with Fred for the loan. We can make arrangements for a car with the manager.
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make the arrangements

Euph. to arrange a funeral. A funeral services practitioner will be happy to help you make the arrangements. When my father died, I was the one who made the arrangements.
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make arrangements for

Plan or prepare for someone or something, as in Who is making all the arrangements for our sales meeting? This expression employs arrangements in the sense of "measures or preparations for a particular purpose," a usage dating from the late 1700s.
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The arrangements normally do not involve the transfer of an IP ownership right, which would include a transfer of the right to preclude others from using the IP.
Opinions about the Stark law come within the jurisdiction of CMS, which issues separate advisory opinions on whether an arrangement would involve the prohibited physician self-referral under the Stark law.
I'm constantly telling clients they should be doing an inventory of every arrangement they have that might be considered deferred compensation, including both written and verbal employment agreements," Adkins says.
8] lattice and the Leech lattice, proved that these are the densest-possible arrangements of spheres, no one has found a denser arrangement.
This definition is intended to apply broadly and, for example, will cover an arrangement under which a contract's non-owner provides funds directly to the owner with which the owner pays premiums--as long as the non-owner is entitled to recover, conditionally or unconditionally, all or some of the contract's proceeds (e.
Entering into an illegal arrangement with a clinical laboratory is a violation of the law whether or not the SNF solicited it or just accepted.
Perhaps the most common joint venture arrangement between hospitals and nursing homes is one in which the hospital develops a hospital-based skilled nursing facility and engages the nursing home to manage it.
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Put another way, the new price of obtaining deferral is adherence to a very structured, inflexible and monovisual arrangement.
The final regulations can produce punishing results for those who fail to analyze their applicability on a case-by-case basis before entering a new arrangement or modifying an existing one.
Persuasive evidence of an arrangement exists--the nature of the evidence depends on customary business practice i.
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