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    I am not sure about which preposition can be used in the sentence below. Could someone help me out?

    'There are students from/with various backgrounds in this university.'

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    Quote Originally Posted by bccbpe View Post
    I am not sure about which preposition can be used in the sentence below. Could someone help me out?

    'There are students from/with various backgrounds in this university.'
    Try:

    There are students of various backgrounds in this university.


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    Quote Originally Posted by bccbpe View Post
    I am not sure about which preposition can be used in the sentence below. Could someone help me out?

    'There are students from/with various backgrounds in this university.'
    You can use either as well as Emgee's "of".

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