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  1. Anonymous
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    #1

    is this correct?

    Is this considered to be incorrect usage of a preposition? "Why did you do that for?"

  2. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    #2
    You should say

    What did you do that for?
    or
    Why did you do that?

    You don't need a preposition with 'why' here.

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