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    Question Please check my usage of prepositions

    Hello guys,
    I'd appreciate it if you check the way I use the prepositions with money-spending terms
    Expenses AT/FOR
    Spending ON
    Costs OF
    Expenditures ON
    And: Price OF (the product)
    I am afraid that I can mix them up which is not good when speaking about spending others' money
    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Please check my usage of prepositions

    They're fine, but 'expenses' can have different prepositions- what do you want to say with it?

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    Re: Please check my usage of prepositions

    Just the same as in all the other cases - that I spend money on something, and this is called my expenses. What's the difference between these two prepositions with the word 'expenses'? I thought they could replace each other, could they not?

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    #4

    Re: Please check my usage of prepositions

    Then I'd use 'on'. At/for both suggest things like time or place to me here.

  3. #5

    Re: Please check my usage of prepositions

    Ok, I trust you Thanks!


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