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    Default among vs. of

    ___ all the flowers rose is the most beautiful one.

    a. Of b. Among c. both a and b

    help?

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    I'd use 'of' to suggest there is no competition.

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    is it true that

    "among all flowers" and "of all the flowers" - the difference is based on "the"?

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    I'd probably just say 'among flowers'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dodo
    is it true that

    "among all flowers" and "of all the flowers" - the difference is based on "the"?
    Yes, I agree with that.

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