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    In this sentence, "Trigonometry was just _______ me." What will be the appropriate preposition for this sentence?

    I am thinking 'for', 'in' or maybe 'below'. What is the correct preposition here? Would really like some help.

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    Re: Just + Preposition

    "morethan or above" me since you need to solve.

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    Re: Just + Preposition

    Quote Originally Posted by wizteddy13 View Post
    In this sentence, "Trigonometry was just _______ me." What will be the appropriate preposition for this sentence?
    If you could not understand trigonometry, then 'beyond' is what you are looking for.

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    Re: Just + Preposition

    Quote Originally Posted by eddy143 View Post
    "morethan or above" me since you need to solve.
    Neither of these are correct.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Just + Preposition

    Quote Originally Posted by eddy143 View Post
    "morethan or above" me since you need to solve.
    These are not correct, eddy.

    Please state that you are not a teacher.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    If you could not understand trigonometry, then 'beyond' is what you are looking for.
    Hmm, I'm guessing this is the proper word....beyond does make sense.
    Thanks.

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    Re: Just + Preposition

    When something is beyond you, it is something you cannot do or cannot understand.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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