for preposition


for preposition

See example:

It is a place unlike any other, with bones scattered about.
asked Jun 27 '13 at 06:05 nagaraju New member

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Many people still prefer to avoid using prepositions at the end of sentences, despite it being a widely recognized myth.  To avoid using "about" at the end of your sentence. Try using "everywhere", "here and there," or something with more concrete, sensory details -- "over the ground and among the sharp grey rocks" (for example).

link comment answered Jun 27 '13 at 13:08 Kimberly Expert

"About" is a preposition sometimes, but in your sentence, it acts as an adverb (answering the question "where" -- "where are the bones scattered?"). Your sentence is fine.

link comment answered Jun 27 '13 at 17:10 Actually Holly Expert

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