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    Of or From ? Preposition confusion, pls help.

    Friends, in this sentence I'm confuse regarding the usage of preposition Of and From, pls check and help.

    Sentence: You are encouraging bigotry just for the ingratiation of few lumpens and bigots.

    Or it should be:

    You are encouraging bigotry just for the ingratiation from few lumpens and bigots.

    Pls tell me.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Exclamation Re: Of or From ? Preposition confusion, pls help.

    Quote Originally Posted by razer View Post
    Friends, in this sentence I'm confuse regarding the usage of preposition Of and From, pls check and help.

    Sentence: You are encouraging bigotry just for the ingratiation of few lumpens and bigots.

    Or it should be:

    You are encouraging bigotry just for the ingratiation from few lumpens and bigots.

    Pls tell me.

    Thanks in advance.
    Here "of" is appropriate because it is used to indicate the objective relation, the object of the action noted by the preceding noun- ingratiation(the act of getting favor)
    "From" is uded to indicate the cause not the objective as:
    "You could tell she wasn't lying from the fear in her voice."

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