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    Preposition

    Which is correct?

    He repented of his folly.
    He repented for his folly.
    Thank you.

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    Re: Preposition

    Quote Originally Posted by keen learner View Post
    Which is correct?

    He repented of his folly.
    He repented for his folly.
    Thank you.
    Both are used.

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    Re: Preposition

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Both are used.
    Can they be used interchangeably or in different contexts?
    Thanks

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    Re: Preposition

    Keen learner, your threads have nearly identical and unhelpful titles.

    Note that Repent would have been a better title as it would have been easier for me to find than 'Preposition' after I'd been away researching it a bit.

    They can not be used interchangeably.

    This thread explains why much better than I could.

    Rover

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