Date: Sat, 20 Jun 1998 14:03:02 -0400
From: "Bethany K. Dumas"
Subject: Re: seeking a verb for what a consultant does

On Fri, 19 Jun 1998, Mark Mandel wrote:

> I consulted for Hugh on the XYZ issue
> which I find unsatisfactory. [snip]
> Suggestions, anyone? They don't have to use the root "consult". I've tried
> "advise", but it doesn't always fit semantically.

I say "I served as a consultant to/on ..." " or "I consulted on ..." or
even "I was a consultant to/on ..."