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Thread poster: Alexandru Pojoga

Alexandru Pojoga
Romania
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Dec 22, 2002

I think I found a good reference once on which prepositions go with which verbs.

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Kim Metzger  Identity Verified
Mexico
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German to English
English prepositions Dec 23, 2002

Hi Alexandru, here\'s some information that might help you.



\"When English teachers are surveyed regarding their teaching problems, prepositions emerge as a serious problem and are mentioned almost as frequently as articles; i.e. the teachers - as a group - feel that prepositions are the second most difficult aspect of the English language for their students.\" The Grammar Book, Marianne Celce-Murcia and Diane Larsen-Freeman.



http://grammar.englishclub.com/prepositions.htm



http://esl.about.com/library/grammar/blgr_prep1.htm



http://www.music.indiana.edu/musicref/engprep.html



Here\'s a good resource for prepositions with PHRASAL VERBS



http://www.englishpage.com/prepositions/phrasaldictionary.html



Kim

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Kardi Kho  Identity Verified
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Nice links Dec 23, 2002

Thanks for the links, Kim. and about The Grammar Book, isn\'t it an excellent book?!

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Cristiana Coblis  Identity Verified
Romania
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more links Dec 23, 2002

http://webster.commnet.edu/grammar/prepositions.htm

with lots of quizzes

and lists of prepositions that go with nouns, adjectives, averbs

extensive list of phrasal verbs by categories: http://webster.commnet.edu/grammar/phrasals.htm



http://www.edufind.com/



http://www.pacificnet.net/~sperling/quiz/



http://a4esl.org/-learn through 1000 quizzes



HTH


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Csaba Ban  Identity Verified
Hungary
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phrasal verbs Dec 23, 2002

Do you mean phrasal verbs? (examples: take into, look after, etc.)

Manor British publishers all have their phrasal verbs dictionaries. Oxford definitely has one.


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The BBI Dictionary Dec 25, 2002

A wonderful source of answers is The BBI Combinatory Dictionary of English by Morton and Evelyn Benson and Robert Ilson, published by John Benjamins Publishing Company Amsterdam-Philadelphia [1986]. Good luck!

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