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    #1

    Gut feeling for or of

    Hi,

    I wonder which is most correct:

    1. I have a gut feeling for which sentence is correct.

    2. I have a gut feeling of which sentence is correct.

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    #2

    Re: Gut feeling for or of

    You usually have a gut feeling about something.

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    #3

    Re: Gut feeling for or of

    Here are additional versions:


    I have a gut feeling that Joe doesn't like me.

    I have a gut feeling Joe doesn't like me.

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    #4

    Re: Gut feeling for or of

    Thanks for the suggestions.

    So it would then be:

    "I have a gut feeling about which sentence is correct."

    Right?

    The context to my question is I try to say:

    "Native English speakers have a gut feeling about which preposition to use in a certain phrase, something that ESL speakers doesn't have."

    Would the above be correct then?

    Thanks

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    #5

    Re: Gut feeling for or of

    Hi uabclst

    As a NES, but not a teacher, I agree with both susiedqq and Rover_KE, but:
    "I have a gut feeling for which sentence is correct." also works, for me.

    "Native English speakers have a gut feeling about which preposition to use in a certain phrase. This is something that ESL speakers don't have."

    Try not to make your sentences unnecessarily long.

    Hope this helps
    Best regards
    R21

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    Re: Gut feeling for or of

    Thanks a lot for all help

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