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    came out the back of the engine

    Delta plane engine fails, forces emergency landing - Yahoo! News
    Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said it was a so-called "contained" engine failure, meaning small parts such as fan blades came out the back of the engine.

    came out the back of the engine
    came out of the back of the engine
    came out from the back of the engine
    Are these all good?

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    Re: came out the back of the engine

    Quote Originally Posted by sunsunmoon View Post
    Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said it was a so-called "contained" engine failure, meaning small parts such as fan blades came out the back of the engine.

    came out the back of the engine
    This is correct.

    came out of the back of the engine
    "Out of" is the actual preposition used here - not just "of". "Out of" ( used together) is a correct double-word preposition.

    came out from the back of the end
    This correct preposition (from) requires a starting place which is given in this sentence ("the back of the engine").

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    Re: came out the back of the engine

    The three phrases mean the same thing, don't they?

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    Re: came out the back of the engine

    Quote Originally Posted by sunsunmoon View Post
    Delta plane engine fails, forces emergency landing - Yahoo! News
    Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said it was a so-called "contained" engine failure, meaning small parts such as fan blades came out the back of the engine.

    came out the back of the engine
    came out of the back of the engine
    came out from the back of the engine
    Are these all good?
    I am not a teacher.

    No. Only the first is good. The "of" in "out of" is excrescent, meaning it grows out of "out" like a mushroom on a tree trunk. It is there by confusion with the collocation I just used, "out of", with literal meaning, and with other uses like "out of sight" and "out of gas". "Out" is already a preposition complete in itself. There is even less justification for "from".

    Your mileage may vary.

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    Re: came out the back of the engine

    I think all three are fine.

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    Re: came out the back of the engine

    Quote Originally Posted by sunsunmoon View Post
    The three phrases mean the same thing, don't they?
    Yes All three phrases use different prepositions (out, out of, from) to describe the same thing.

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