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  1. Banned
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    #1

    Arrow On Something

    "A report of/on the accident will be ready soon."
    "What does a timeline on/of a foreclosure look like?"

    Could both prepositions give the identical meanings to the reader?

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    Re: On Something

    Not necesssarily.

    A report of the accident might just be a notifcation that the accident occurred.

    A report on the accident will give full details of the accident, and possibly of any consequent actions.

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