Questions tagged with preposition

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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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If I posted a question on/at an online group, and want to tell my friends about it, what should I ...
preposition +2 votes, asked Jun 28 '13 by Rose Wells
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Ending on Prepositions
I remember a long time ago that I was told that ending on prepositions was a sin. However, recently I ...
ending preposition churchill sin 0 votes, asked Jun 08 '13 by sweetmusicality
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Out for school? Out for work?
Hi. Just wondering if you ever say "out for school" or "out for work" instead of "gone to school" or ...
preposition 0 votes, asked Jun 05 '13 by T Uchimura
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Gerunds as Prepositions
Often I see gerunds used in a prepositional manner. For instance: 'I saw him hitting John' or 'the documents concerning ...
gerunds participle preposition +1 vote, asked May 30 '13 by Geoffrey
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Grammar problem - Preposition 'from' missing.
Is this age-old statement grammatically correct: "To whom much is given, much is expected."?
preposition fixed statement 0 votes, asked May 03 '13 by Lateef Oladeji
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