Questions tagged with prepositions

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Is the word "these" sometimes the object of a preposition? When?
Prepositions 0 votes, asked Nov 04 by Debbie
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count upto vs count to vs count till
What should be the best way to say- count to/till/upto 100.
Prepositions 0 votes, asked Oct 31 by manish
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Some issues with why certain prepositions are wrong and concord
I am having some trouble explaining why using certain prepositions in certain phrases is wrong. For example, to say that ...
Prepositions concord 0 votes, asked Oct 28 by John
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"for example" as prepositional phrase
Is "for example" a prepositional phrase?
Prepositions 0 votes, asked Jun 04 by Joe Cameron
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Who pays... the bill when you have dinner at a restaurant?-Oh, each... us pays ... What he has hadA) for,of,-B)-,of,atC)-,of,forD)for,-,forE) ...
Prepositions 0 votes, asked Apr 28 by english10
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Could you please answer the following 2 questions related to prepositions in ESL program? Question is: Identify the preposition mistakes ...
Prepositions grammar rules 0 votes, asked Dec 16 '13 by ROD CHISHOLM
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That last comment was the final straw on the insults she was prepared to take from Josh.
Which is the best preposition word for the above sentence - on -of -or even - with?
Prepositions 0 votes, asked Nov 25 '13 by carol powney
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Is "the" a preposition or an article?
Articles Prepositions 0 votes, asked Oct 24 '13 by Amy
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noun vs adjective
In the sentence "A flash of brilliant blue caught his eye." I know that the prepositional phrase "of brilliant blue" ...
Prepositions adjectives nouns 0 votes, asked Oct 22 '13 by TMVine
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sentence structure
What part of speech is 'for you' in the sentence,"This is for you" ? Is it an adverbial ? If ...
sentence-fragment Sentence Prepositions adver 0 votes, asked May 20 '13 by abk_101
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'at which' or 'to which'?
Do you use 'at which' or 'to which' when you write, for example, X said ....., __ which Y replied ...
which and Prepositions 0 votes, asked Apr 06 '13 by Grace Yee
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Prepositional Phrases
Is a preposition that comes before a pronoun considered a functioning preposition? Such as: "she looks at me"? Or: "I ...
Prepositions 0 votes, asked Mar 30 '13 by Emma
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prepositions & articles
Hi, I have two doubts. Please go through the following lines. 1. a. In bed with 2 cute kids. (Do ...
Articles Prepositions +1 vote, asked Feb 27 '13 by Johnie Lenn
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It is contingent on an intact rotator cuff with dynamic compressive forces. Question; in this sentence, If I change "with" ...
Prepositions 0 votes, asked Feb 24 '13 by lee
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"on accident" vs. "by accident"
Grammar Expert, Growing up my mother was adamant we use "by accident" and "on purpose" vice "on accident", which is ...
Prepositions 0 votes, asked Feb 19 '13 by Djt Barber
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Is this sentence correct?
This is a thought I've tried to block out of my mind for so long.
Sentence vocabulary grammar Prepositions 0 votes, asked Jan 26 '13 by user22
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Help me with my sentence please.
I lie there, not taking my gaze away from the ceiling. Is this sentence and the use of the word ...
Sentence vocabulary Structure Prepositions 0 votes, asked Jan 16 '13 by user22
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Revising suggestion
"During the fifth grade my mother took notice of my deficient in math I end up staying up till six ...
example of Prepositions revising tips 0 votes, asked Dec 29 '12 by yu june lee
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The preposition "into"
In the phrase "long walk into obscurity" (or similar), is "into" regarded as a preposition? I have heard it described ...
Prepositions into 0 votes, asked Dec 18 '12 by scjessey
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Can "of" be used with the verb "drench"?
Can the preposition "of" be used with the verb "drench"? Example: But of Gatorade he was drenched after the team's ...
drench of Prepositions Verbs 0 votes, asked Nov 30 '12 by Jeremy Birch
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On diagraming a sentence with an adverbial phrase followed by a preposition
"Because of you, my life has changed" Please help me diagram this. I find it very confusing
Prepositions Adverb Phrase diagramming Sentence 0 votes, asked Nov 19 '12 by Denise De Jesus
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Case of pronoun when used as an adjective
Does the case of a pronoun change when the role of the noun it modifies changes from subject to object? ...
Prepositions +2 votes, asked Nov 01 '12 by David Smith
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Can we say falter at ? Example : Her voice faltered at the last word. By the sentence I mean: ...
vocabulary Structure sentences Prepositions 0 votes, asked Sep 01 '12 by user22
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How do we say this : There are fruits in the tree or There are fruits on the tree
Prepositions 0 votes, asked Jul 18 '12 by neeza
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Clause as object of preposition
In the quote "There is nothing impossible to him who will try." why is it not "to HE who will ...
object of Prepositions 0 votes, asked May 20 '12 by Victor
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Interrogatives, Prepositions
It is suggested not to use end prepositions: "Which school do you study at?" but what about the interrogative sentences? ...
Prepositions Interrogative 0 votes, edited May 01 '12 by Rahul Gupta
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