Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: prepositions

  1. Anonymous
    Guest
    #1

    prepositions

    1) He died of cancer. 2) He died from cancer. ----Please let me know whether there is any difference in meaning between the two sentences.

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Japan

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 44,225
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2
    Not really, in my opinion.

  2. MikeNewYork's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 16,154
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #3

    Re: prepositions

    Quote Originally Posted by squarepeg
    1) He died of cancer. 2) He died from cancer. ----Please let me know whether there is any difference in meaning between the two sentences.
    I don't see any difference either. :wink:

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Japan

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 44,225
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #4
    I doubt that the corpse has strong opinions either.

  3. MikeNewYork's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 16,154
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #5
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I doubt that the corpse has strong opinions either.

Similar Threads

  1. Subjunctive + Prepositions
    By hela in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 19-May-2004, 04:20
  2. prepositions
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 27-Mar-2004, 23:02
  3. WH~ QUESTIONS + PREPOSITIONS
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 04-Dec-2003, 10:02
  4. prepositions
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 14-Oct-2003, 13:13

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •