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    Default Grammar, Violation

    Dear, Sir
    Is it correct to use violation to

    e.g violation to the rules isnot accepted.

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    Default Re: Grammar, Violation

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    The expression is "a violation of the rules".

    I can think of no circumstances where you would use "violation to".

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    Default Re: Grammar, Violation

    Thanks,
    Is it correct to use in violation to

    Best Regards,

    Mohamed

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    Default Re: Grammar, Violation

    Quote Originally Posted by Mohamedsatti View Post
    Thanks,
    Is it correct to use in violation to

    Best Regards,

    Mohamed
    No.

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    Default Re: Grammar, Violation

    Thanks
    I would be gratefull if you provide me with more relevant details.

    Best Regards,
    Satti

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    Default Re: Grammar, Violation

    Perhaps you could provide us with more details of why you want to use a non-standard construction.

    Rover

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    Default Re: Grammar, Violation

    Dear,
    I sometimes come across sentences in the internet where " in violation to " is used and we discussed the issue with my friends who insisted that the usage of in violation to" is correct. Hence, I keep asking for more clarifications only to make sure and reflect the reasons.

    Best Regards,
    Satti

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    Default Re: Grammar, Violation

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    I don't know what else to say, compadre. An English teacher and two native speakers are saying that "a violation to" is unacceptable. I wouldn't wear yourself out trying to come up with a logical reason for the use of "of" instead of "to". Not everything in English makes sense.

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    Default Re: Grammar, Violation

    Quote Originally Posted by Mohamedsatti View Post
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    I would be gratefull if you provide me with more relevant details.

    Best Regards,
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    Certain prepositions go with certain words- there's no explanation, just a pattern which people follow.

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