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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

(p.68) 7 Prepositions and Particles
English Exposed

Steve Hart

Hong Kong University Press

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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