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  1. beast's Avatar
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    #1

    which sentence is correct

    hey

    Is correct to say

    My parents are overprotective of me or my parents are overprotective with me

    Is there any difference? for me ,the firsr sentence is more appropriate

    thank you

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    #2

    Re: which sentence is correct

    I would write that with "of" as well.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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