proposition use


is this sentence crrect: Thus, I was motivated to set my research career goal "of helping" peope increase their income wuth new job development. the correct proposition should bewhich of the followings, helping... helping...

...for helping...

...of helping...

asked Jun 29 '12 at 04:17 Arty Ail New member

in helping

sanjayJun 29 '12 at 04:39

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The answers are certainly on the right track, but the words used before the word helping are not prepositions.  They are adverbs in any dialect of English.  Also, a proposition is quite different from a preposition, and the intended word spelled peope I think is people.



link answered Jun 29 '12 at 18:28 Jack Boatwright New member

While some but not all, of the words in question may serve as adverbs, the only common feature of these words is that they are all prepositions.

Jeff PribylJun 29 '12 at 21:57

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