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    Hi

    I want to know which preposition to use with the word reservation; as having some sort of objection.

    For example: Students were found to have some degree of reservation (over, on, about) studying algebra.

    Which one is correct?

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    Default Re: Which preposition?

    I'd use 'about'.

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    Thank you Rover

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    You don't need to send your thanks in a separate post, Mario.

    We are all happy to accept a simple click on the Like button as your acknowledgement of our help.


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    Default Re: Which preposition?

    Whilst "a degree of separation" is possible, we would normally use "reservations".

    Students had some reservations about studying algebra.
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