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    on./.for

    Sometimes, 'on' can take the place of 'for', just like:

    He was complimented (on/for) his prowess as an oarsman.
    The difference is not great between them, right?

    Thank you so much.
    Your help is much appreciated./
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    Re: on./.for

    Quote Originally Posted by panicmonger View Post
    Sometimes, 'on' can take the place of 'for', just like:

    He was complimented (on/for) his prowess as an oarsman.
    The difference is not great between them, right?

    Thank you so much.
    Your help is much appreciated./
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    That's right, yes.

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