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    wannaknow is offline Newbie
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    'abreast of' or 'abreast on'

    Do keep me abreast on the situation.

    OR

    Do keep me abreast of the situation.


    Which one is right and why?

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    Re: 'abreast of' or 'abreast on'

    'Of' is right - because that happens to be the preposition that we use with 'abreast' in that context.

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    Re: 'abreast of' or 'abreast on'

    However, I've heard people mistakenly saying 'on'. 'Up-to-speed on' is acceptable, though 'up-to-speed' smells a bit of MBA to me (People often ask to stay in the loop when they want to keep up to speed.)

    On the other hand, it's 'au fait with'.

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