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    #1

    is it 'reason of ' or 'reason for'

    please tell me what should i write?

    what is the reason of your coming late?

    or

    what is the reason for your coming late?

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    #2

    Re: is it 'reason of ' or 'reason for'

    Quote Originally Posted by keya mukherji View Post
    please tell me what should i write?

    what is the reason of your coming late?
    This is wrong.
    or

    What is the reason for your coming late?
    This one is right.
    R.

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    Re: is it 'reason of ' or 'reason for'

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
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