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    from/of

    Hello!
    I need some help with the usage of "from" and "of". Is "She sang a song from Madonna" correct English, or should it be "She sang a song of (or by) Madonna"?
    Thanks a lot!
    Kieka

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    Re: from/of

    Quote Originally Posted by kieka View Post
    Hello!
    I need some help with the usage of "from" and "of". Is "She sang a song from Madonna" correct English, or should it be "She sang a song of (or by) Madonna"?
    Thanks a lot!
    Kieka
    "She sang a song by Madonna."
    "She sang one of Madonna's songs."
    "She sang a song from Madonna's last album."

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    #3

    Re: from/of

    Could it be said

    She sang a Madonna's song.

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    Re: from/of

    Could it be said

    'She sang a Madonna's song'?
    No. I suppose you could say 'She sang a Madonna song', but bhaisabab has given you the best choices.

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