Questions tagged with preposition

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What type of word is upon?
We often use upon while beginning a story...Once upon a time....What type of word is upon in this sentence?Is it ...
Upon preposition 0 votes, asked Jul 30 by Rahul Gupta
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Preposition - ON, IN, AT
1. The children are playing on/in/at the playground. Which is the best one to use ? Are they all correct ...
playground preposition in on at +1 vote, asked Jun 27 by evelyn lim
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The right usage of "to"
Dear friends, I have a question like that. I would like to know which version is correct "To participants were ...
to given preposition 0 votes, asked Jun 20 by Lesman Ghazaryan
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late to/for work
Hello there! Are both these sentences grammatically correct and meaningful? 1) My boss scolded me for arriving late to work. ...
to for preposition +1 vote, asked Jun 10 by Abdul Quadir
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(at) around five o'clock
Hi there! Are both these sentences grammatically correct? 1) He came at around five o'clock. 2) He came around five ...
at preposition Around +1 vote, asked Jun 10 by Abdul Quadir
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The verb 'signal'
Hi there! It's me again. Is this sentence meaningful? 'The phone rings or makes a noise signaling you to an ...
preposition +1 vote, asked Jun 06 by Abdul Quadir
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Proper Preposition
Which is grammatically correct? Your changes to this step have been successfully saved or Your changes for this step have ...
preposition 0 votes, asked May 15 by Karias Bolster
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Beginning a sentence with a preposition
I am having trouble figuring out if it would be incorrect for someone to use prepositions at the beginning of ...
preposition 0 votes, asked Apr 26 by Alice
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Preposition to use
I have a sentence to rephrase! kindly help. "Your land, always at your eyesight,even if you are away!" Whether, "at" ...
preposition 0 votes, asked Mar 30 by kavipriya
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By vs. Per
Is there a rule that states when and how we would use prepositions by and per? What`s the difference? Which ...
preposition 0 votes, asked Mar 09 by Veronica
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'at' vs 'in' and about article.
Here's a sentence written in my textbook. The problem isn't just confined to roads, but also the subway systems that ...
article preposition 0 votes, asked Feb 25 by 양지훈
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how reword this so it doesn't end with a preposition
How can I reword this so it doesn't end with a preposition: This is a topic I currently am researching ...
preposition 0 votes, asked Feb 22 by sarah
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preposition and object
If there is a preposition that means there is no object to the verb He writes me He writes to ...
to preposition object 0 votes, asked Feb 19 by Anu
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Briefing of vs on
When using preposition 'of' after the word 'briefing', does it sound different from using 'on'? Someone told me that 'on' ...
brieifing of on preposition 0 votes, asked Feb 13 by Jenny
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Obstacle to
Which of the below sentences is correct? why? 1. We have to overcome the obstacle to put on the show ...
to obstacle preposition 0 votes, asked Jan 31 by alan
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Use a preposition or not?
There are a couple trees in the yard. OR There are a couple of trees in the yard. Which is ...
preposition 0 votes, asked Jan 28 by phil
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Preposition or adverb?
In my english textbook answer key, the word "out" in this sentence is listed as an adverb. Can someone explain ...
preposition Adverb 0 votes, asked Jan 03 by sarah k
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part of speech
In the below sentence, what part of speech is the word "down"? When the older person ran near him, the ...
preposition Adverb 0 votes, asked Dec 05 '14 by Arpag
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I often see the construction: "The decision to do X was based off of the consideration Y". Is it ever ...
preposition 0 votes, asked Nov 19 '14 by Evan Meyer
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Is this correct?
"I came in second in a fishing contest" My question is about the word "in" Q: Can I use the ...
preposition 0 votes, asked Nov 05 '14 by tommi
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There is a web application called PeopleSoft, where the user logs in and performes certain actions inside the tool like ...
preposition 0 votes, asked Sep 21 '14 by Natalia
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Which preposition fits appropriately in the below sentences? 1- You can inform me Via/Through/On/Over call at 00793890. 2- He was ...
preposition 0 votes, asked Aug 30 '14 by Natalia
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Using 'partner' as a verb
Hello. Which of the following is the right way to use 'partner' as a verb? Does it require the preposition ...
verb preposition 0 votes, asked Aug 27 '14 by Sujatha
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Appropriate use of Preposition..
Could you please assist with using the correct preposition in the below sentences? I am confused in using the appropriate ...
preposition 0 votes, asked Aug 23 '14 by Natalia
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Preposition Usage
What preposition would follow "disingenuous" in the sentence "I am being disingenuous (to/of/?) myself" ? (An additional question: should that ...
preposition disingenuous grammar Word-choice 0 votes, asked Jun 25 '14 by T
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Is it possible to say: " We are 'in' war with Russia"
preposition 0 votes, asked Mar 06 '14 by Fuad Hirad
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english language preposition
fill these with preposition 1.we failed to agree____a common plan of action. 2.when i exlained my plan of action to ...
preposition grammer -1 votes, asked Feb 26 '14 by siddharth
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Please help me. I am just curious about this sentence."Our products were made of used papers"In this sentence, can i ...
preposition made of from 0 votes, asked Dec 09 '13 by 김영주
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Preposition mistake
What preposition should I use after "call" in this sentence: " He didn't even have the intelligent to call ..........
preposition After call 0 votes, asked Sep 28 '13 by Nguyen Thi Xuan Hy
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Use of "as of"
The web site of an educational institution (SFU) has the following guideline: "if you have not completed a certificate, degree ...
preposition as-of 0 votes, asked Jul 10 '13 by Arthur Menu
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