Prepositions in Parallel Form





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Prepositions in Parallel Form :


When two words or phrases are used in parallel and require the same preposition to be idiomatically correct, the preposition does not have to be used twice.


  • You can wear that outfit in summer and in winter.



  • The female was both attracted by and distracted by the male's dance.




  • However, when the idiomatic use of phrases calls for different prepositions, we must be careful not to omit one of them.


  • The children were interested in and disgusted by the movie.



  • It was clear that this player could both contribute to and learn from every game he played.



  • He was fascinated by and enamored of this beguiling woman.



  • Related Links :

  • Common Prepositions


  • End a Sentence with a Preposition


  • Prepositions of Time


  • Prepositions of Place


  • Prepositions of Location


  • Prepositions of Movement


  • Prepositions with Nouns


  • Prepositions with Adjectives


  • Prepositions with Verbs


  • Idiomatic Expressions with Prepositions


  • Unnecessary Prepositions


  • Prepositions in Parallel Form



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