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English ExposedCommon Mistakes Made by Chinese Speakers$
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Steve Hart

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9789888390755

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888390755.001.0001

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Prepositions and Particles

Prepositions and Particles

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(p.68) 7 Prepositions and Particles
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English Exposed
Author(s):

Steve Hart

Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888390755.003.0007

This chapter provides lists of the most commonly confused phrases containing prepositions, with the main issue being wrong choice of preposition/particle. These mistakes can only be eliminated through exposure. The chapter also explores how phrasal verbs are formed and why they should be replaced with single verbs where possible.

Keywords:   on, in, to, prepositional, particle, phrasals

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