39 Answered Questions for the topic prepositions

Prepositions Italian Translation

03/29/19

Translating Italian prepositions in poetry?

In terms of vocabulary, may the word 'per', as in canto 1 of the Inferno, be translated into the English phrase 'by means of'?Here's the excerpt in question:> Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita... more

03/28/19

Experienced in or "experienced of"?

What is the correct use of experienced, with *in* or *of*? For example, > I have experienced **in** system development. > > I have experienced **of** system development.

03/27/19

Preposition "a" or "al"?

I know all the rules about how to form the articulated prepositions in Italian, so I don't have to understand how to construct them, but rather I have a doubt on when to use the simple and when to... more
Prepositions Grammar Latin Italian

03/26/19

When to use "andare a" vs "andare al, allo, alla, ai, agli, alle" vs "andare in"?

I'm trying to understand the rules but I don't seem to find a proper pattern.The main problem is my Spanish and French conflict with Italian...Io voglio andare a USA?Io voglio andare ai USA?Io... more
Prepositions French Usage

03/22/19

Doit-on dire « accro à » ou « accro de » ?

En français, dit-on « accro à » ou « accro de » ?Je viens d'entendre aux informations> Les Français sont accros de leurs animaux.

03/16/19

Why use "of" in the phrase "delivered of a baby"?

With all the "Royal baby" craze comes something that really confuses me. All the news media used pretty much the same sentence to make the announcement: > The Duchess of Cambridge has been... more
Prepositions Grammar Questions Clauses

03/16/19

Position of prepositions in questions and clauses?

I would like to know if there is any rule to know where prepositions should be placed in questions or clauses. For example, I have heard many sentences and some of them put the preposition in the... more
Prepositions Grammar Italian

03/16/19

Why do we say "a Bologna" but "in Italia"?

Why do I say *io vado **a** Bologna* (city) and *io vado **in** Italia* (country)?For example, I can’t say *io vado **ad** Italia*.Why do we always use *in* (not *a*) for countries and *a* (not... more
Prepositions Grammar Italian

03/16/19

Preposition before infinitive - a vs da?

I found the following sentence:> È un vero peccato che ti abbiano rubato il portafoglio.> Ora non possiamo comprare da mangiare.However, I wonder why this uses `comprare da mangiare`, instead... more

03/15/19

I would like to ask you a favour vs. "I would like to ask you for a favour"?

Which form is to be preferred?> * I would like to ask you a favour.* I would like to ask you *for* a favour.

03/15/19

Prerequisite for vs. "prerequisite to"?

When is it appropriate to use "prerequisite for" instead of "prerequisite to"? Does it depend on context, or is it a matter of style?I googled the two phrases and found 4.5 million hits for... more
Prepositions English Grammar Writing

03/13/19

Experienced in or "experienced of"?

What is the correct use of experienced, with *in* or *of*? For example, > I have experienced **in** system development. > > I have experienced **of** system development.

04/08/16

English Choose question

Choose the correct answer and Could you tell me why ?He helped ........ the reform of agriuluture.A) toB) forC) intoD) in
Prepositions English

02/25/16

English Choose Question

Choose the correct answer and would you mind telling me the reason. I live in a large detached house ............. the outskirts of the city A) with        B) at         C) in      D) on

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