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    could you explain this sentence ?

    When there is this type of danger,of what am I to be afraid ?

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    Re: could you explain this sentence ?

    Quote Originally Posted by chelsea92 View Post
    When there is this type of danger,of what am I to be afraid ?
    What things/perils should I know about in this situation that could cause me harm.

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    Re: could you explain this sentence ?

    If i say " what I am afraid of " what's difference ?

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    Re: could you explain this sentence ?

    Quote Originally Posted by chelsea92 View Post
    If i say " what I am afraid of " what's difference ?
    of what am I to be afraid ? = You don't know what to fear and you expect an answer from someone.
    "When there is this type of danger what am I afraid of?" = You are asking yourself the question which would not make sense.

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    Re: could you explain this sentence ?

    "...what am I to be afraid of" is more natural to me. "Of what am I to be afraid" sounds like someone trying to avoid ending a sentence with a preposition.

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