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    #1

    for vs of

    Dear teachers...

    Is there any difference between these two?

    This is a great source of money.
    This is a great source for money.

    Thanks

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    Re: for vs of

    Quote Originally Posted by Offroad View Post
    Dear teachers...

    Is there any difference between these two?

    This is a great source of money.
    This is a great source for money.

    Thanks
    For me, your first example is simply a general statement about where one could find money (of), Wheras the second example tells me where I can obtain money (for), a slight difference, but my inference. As usual, context would be the deciding factor for me.

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