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    #1

    died from a car accident

    Can you replace "from" with "of"? "die of" seems only for diseases.

    ex)He was crying because his cat died from a car accident.

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    Re: died from a car accident

    'The cat died in a car accident.'
    'The cat was run over by a car.'
    'The cat died after being hit by a car.'

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    Re: died from a car accident

    I wouldn't use from/of there either.

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    Re: died from a car accident

    The workbook seems to have made a mistake. I think "die of/from" is for diseases not accidents.

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    Re: died from a car accident



    Other possibilities - if the cat survived the accident, but died as a result of it - is 'The cat died after/following/as a result of an accident.'

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