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    Default Introduced through/over a microphone

    Which one is correct:

    1) She introduced him through a microphone.


    2) She introduced him over a microphone.

    What is the correct preposition used before the word 'microphone'?

    Enlighten me on this. Thank you.

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    Default Re: Introduced through/over a microphone

    Quote Originally Posted by yeecharles View Post
    Which one is correct:

    1) She introduced him through a microphone.


    2) She introduced him over a microphone.

    What is the correct preposition used before the word 'microphone'?

    Enlighten me on this. Thank you.
    You speak/announce/introduce etc over a microphone, or over a public address system, or over a tannoy.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Introduced through/over a microphone

    Thanks for your explanation.

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    Default Re: Introduced through/over a microphone

    Would "on" be acceptable too?

    She introduced him on a microphone.
    Please note that I'm not a teacher.

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    Default Re: Introduced through/over a microphone

    It's not completely impossible but it doesn't sound natural after "introduced".

    He's on the mike now, I'll ask him to introduce you.
    She was on the mike for hours. I nearly fell asleep!

    On/off can be used as part of a couple of phrasal verbs too:
    Get on the mike, it's your turn to speak.
    Get off the mike, it's someone else's turn.
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