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    Hi dear teachers,

    Can i say: Can you imagine of my (me) running at five o'clock in the mornings? Or can I say it just without of ?
    Thank you in advance.

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    Default Re: Both of them are correct?

    'Of' would be incorrect.

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    Default Re: Both of them are correct?

    Thank you!

    I have one more question connected with it. This is because of the imagine word is not attractived any preposition?
    where can I know from that which word attract preposition? Are there any sort of list for these words which are attractived prepositions?
    Thank you.

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    "Attractived" is not a word.

    Verbs like "imagine" are said to be "transitive" -- they require a direct object. Not a prepositional phrase.

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    Thank you!

    Please could you tell me some words like imagine? And which word is used instead of attractived?
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