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    Default Use of Preposition when using the noun "ARGUMENT"

    Out of the following sentences which is correct and why?
    1. The argument was whether cheese and paneer are two different things.
    2. The argument was on/about/over whether cheese and paneer are two different things.
    3. The argument was whether or not cheese and paneer are two different things.
    4. The argument was on/about/over whether or not cheese and paneer are two different things.
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    Default Re: Use of Preposition when using the noun "ARGUMENT"

    Quote Originally Posted by Sanket Verma View Post
    Out of the following sentences which is correct and why?
    1. The argument was whether cheese and paneer are two different things.
    2. The argument was on/about/over whether cheese and paneer are two different things.
    3. The argument was whether or not cheese and paneer are two different things.
    4. The argument was on/about/over whether or not cheese and paneer are two different things.
    They are all possible. By the way paneer is a type of cheeese.

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    Default Re: Use of Preposition when using the noun "ARGUMENT"

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    They are all possible. By the way paneer is a type of cheeese.
    It is, but at least your paneer has the right number of vowels!
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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