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    Default disadvantage of \ disadvantage to

    What is the difference between disadvantage of \ disadvantage to ?

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    Default Re: disadvantage of \ disadvantage to

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    What is the difference between disadvantage of \ disadvantage to ?
    Do you have any example sentences in which you want to use them?

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    Default Re: disadvantage of \ disadvantage to

    Are there any disadvantages [ of - to ] the radio ?
    I know the answer is to but why to not of?
    Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: disadvantage of \ disadvantage to

    Do you mean we can use for ?
    Are there any disadvantages for the radio ?

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    Default Re: disadvantage of \ disadvantage to

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    I suppose that is possible if a radio can suffer a disadvantage.
    Are there any disadvantages of the radio? Yes, a radio can make too much noise and bring bad news.
    Really,I am lost.
    please,be clear more and direct.
    what is the answer and difference,please?
    I appreciate your help too much.

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    Default Re: disadvantage of \ disadvantage to

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    I find coming up with examples of 'disadvantage to...' difficult, so perhaps it isn't as common as 'for' and 'of'.

    'Disadvantage of' means that the object of concern creates or has the disadvantage:

    'A disadvantage of the radio is interference.' - the interference is a disadvantage that the radio has.

    'Disadvantage for' means that the object of concern receieves a disadvantage, or rather, is affected by a disadvantage:

    'A disadvantage for the radio was the invention of the television.' - the invention of the television affected the radio in a negative way.

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    Default Re: disadvantage of \ disadvantage to

    [QUOTE=Linguist__;576257](Not a teacher)

    'Disadvantage of' means that the object of concern creates or has the disadvantage:


    'Disadvantage for' means that the object of concern receieves a disadvantage, or rather, is affected by a disadvantage:

    Thank you so much.[

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    Exclamation Re: disadvantage of \ disadvantage to

    [QUOTE=nado92;576258]
    Quote Originally Posted by Linguist__ View Post
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    'Disadvantage of' means that the object of concern creates or has the disadvantage:


    'Disadvantage for' means that the object of concern receieves a disadvantage, or rather, is affected by a disadvantage:

    Thank you so much.[
    Yes, you have got it right. This is just to explain the use of disadvantage to:

    Advantages/disengages of something means: The something has (or possesses) some advantages/disengages; as:

    \What are advantages and disadvantages of nuclear power?
    There are several advantages-and-disadvantages of-Mobile-Phones

    We use disadvantage + to (verb)/Infinitive to describe disadvantage/disadvantage of an action, as:
    They show that it's not a disadvantage to be an illiterate woman.
    He has many advantages to became the leader of the team.

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