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    Default Material of handle can be rubber wood or mixed wood

    HI all,
    Which of the following sentence is correct?
    "Material of handle can be rubber wood or mixed wood"
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    "Material of handle can be of rubber wood or mixed wood"


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    Default Re: Material of handle can be rubber wood or mixed wood

    Quote Originally Posted by indian123 View Post
    HI all,
    Which of the following sentences is correct?
    "Material of handle can be rubber wood or mixed wood"
    OR
    "Material of handle can be of rubber wood or mixed wood"


    Thanks a lot
    Hi, indian123!
    Your sentences are confusing because 'rubber', 'wood', and 'mixed wood' are three different materials.
    I have seen rubber that has been manufactured to look like wood... but I have never seen 'rubber wood'.

    Try to rewrite the sentences and see what you can come up with!

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    Default Re: Material of handle can be rubber wood or mixed wood

    Hi,
    Its "rubber wood" from tropical origin.
    My problem is with "of".
    Is "of" required in this sentence?
    "Material of handle can be of rubber wood or mixed wood"

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    Default Re: Material of handle can be rubber wood or mixed wood

    Quote Originally Posted by indian123 View Post
    Hi,
    Its "rubber wood" from tropical origin.
    My problem is with "of".
    Is "of" required in this sentence?
    "Material of handle can be of rubber wood or mixed wood"
    indian123, I apologize! I had never heard of 'rubberwood' until I just looked it up! I stand corrected!

    A concise explanation of the prepositions 'of' and 'from' can be found at http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/worldserv..._of_070327.pdf

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