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    Preposition use

    How is the sentence below correct or not?

    "As a result of the pressure on lowering costs, the project was halted."

    I'm not sure about "on"?

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    Re: Preposition use

    Quote Originally Posted by olleyao View Post
    How is the sentence below correct or not?

    "As a result of the pressure on lowering costs, the project was halted."

    I'm not sure about "on"?
    I think it would be better written as "As a result of pressure to cut costs..."

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    Re: Preposition use

    Quote Originally Posted by olleyao View Post
    How Is the sentence below correct or not?

    "As a result of the pressure on lowering costs, the project was halted."

    I'm not sure about "on"?
    I agree with bhaisahab, but "to put pressure on" or "there is pressure on" etc do take the preposition "on".

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