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    Role of 'of'

    May someone help me in this context?

    What is the role of "of" in any following sentence?

    1-This school is of great renown.

    2-It means to give up someone of value for the common good!

    Thanks for your helps!

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    Post Re: Role of 'of'

    Quote Originally Posted by proof.beh View Post
    May someone help me in this context?

    What is the role of "of" in any following sentence?

    1-This school is of great renown.

    2-It means to give up someone of value for the common good!

    Thanks for your helps!
    This of means having that particular feature:

    This school has a great renown.
    It means to give up someone having value for the common good!

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