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    shaima19991 is offline Newbie
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    Default what is the preposition that follow the verb "contemplate" ?

    Which is correct ?

    To contemplate in xxxx OR to contemplate in xxxx?

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    Default Re: what is the preposition that follow the verb "contemplate" ?

    I can't think of ever hearing a preposition following contemplate.

    to contemplate the outcome
    to contemplate going out
    to contemplate what to do

    (not a teacher, just a language lover)

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    Default Re: what is the preposition that follow the verb "contemplate" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by shaima19991 View Post
    Which is correct ?

    To contemplate in xxxx OR to contemplate in xxxx?
    You listed the same preposition twice. Also:

    Search Results for 'contemplate' - UsingEnglish.com :
    Sorry, your search for 'contemplate' resulted in no matches. Please try another search.

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    Default Re: what is the preposition that follow the verb "contemplate" ?

    Contemplate takes a direct object.

    See the examples HERE.

    When the word is followed by a preposition, the preposition is part of the phrase which follows:

    'The situation is too horrendous to contemplate at present.'

    'Contemplate for a moment the wonders of the universe.'

    Rover

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