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    usage of preposition

    The burden on the members of our school is increasing, especially on the students


    Is it acceptable to use "for" or simply no preposition to form the last clause?

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    Re: usage of preposition

    Both of those changes would be for the worse. The sentence already says what it means.
    You could possibly use "for", but not no preposition at all.

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    Re: usage of preposition

    Quote Originally Posted by KSSEEJ View Post
    The burden on the members of our school is increasing, especially on the students.
    I think we can use 'for', and I think it's an improvement: The burden on the members of our school is increasing, especially for the students.

    It is increasing for the students. What is increasing? The burden on members of the school.
    Last edited by Barb_D; 21-Feb-2012 at 14:56. Reason: Formatting fix

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