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    jasonlulu_2000 is offline Senior Member
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    a challenge of/for

    --How amazing it is thatastronauts are exploring outer space! Ks5u
    ---It’s a challenge_______ man against nature.

    A. of B. for

    Which one is better? WHY?



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    Re: a challenge of/for

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    --How amazing it is thatastronauts are exploring outer space! Ks5u
    ---It’s a challenge man against nature.

    A. of B. for

    Which one is better? WHY?



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    As usual context would determine choice, but use of "for" would be a focus on man's challenge, whereas "of" would focus on the broader issue of the challenge. A trivial differance that would go unnoticed in actual use.

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    Re: a challenge of/for

    Sorry, I am still puzzled over your explanation.

    Can you give me an example?

    Anyway, thanks.

    Jason

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