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    TitoBr is offline Junior Member
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    Why with at the end?

    Hello!

    I don't understand why I have to use the word 'with' at the end of the sentence.

    e.g. Who did Amanda break up with?

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    Re: Why with at the end?

    "To break up with" is a set phrase meaning "to separate from" when talking about relationships.

    The statement would be "Amanda broke up with Steve" so the interrogative needs to retain all parts of the verb "break up with".
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 01-Apr-2013 at 22:05. Reason: typo
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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