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    Default "Study on" or "study of" something

    Hello, teachers.

    Which below is correct?

    1) Study on something
    2) Study of something

    Thank you.

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    Default Re: "Study on" or "study of" something

    A little more context would be helpful. Is 'study' used as a noun or a verb here?

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    Default Re: "Study on" or "study of" something

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    A little more context would be helpful. Is 'study' used as a noun or a verb here?
    Oh, sorry.

    It is used as a noun here.
    So,

    1) we will conduct a study on something
    2) we will conduct a study of something

    By the way, is there any difference in the usage of the word when it is a noun or a verb?

    Thank you.

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    Default Re: "Study on" or "study of" something

    Quote Originally Posted by ALAMAS View Post
    1) we will conduct a study on something
    2) we will conduct a study of something

    By the way, is there any difference in the usage of the word when it is a noun or a verb?
    Of appears to be far more common than on. I feel no difference in meaning between them.

    The verbs takes a direct object: I am going to study the mating habits of beetles.

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