[Ads-l] Transitive "cater to"

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Sat Mar 20 18:14:03 UTC 2021

>From *Axios*

*Conservatives build alternate digital universe*

Over the past six months, apps catered to conservatives have hit new
milestones, although they are starting to lose some of the traction they
gained in the month following the aftermath of the Capitol siege.


I would have expected "catering *to*". This seems to assume a sense like
"produce and deliver".

As well, "following" is redundant with "aftermath".

Mark Mandel

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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