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    Prepositions are tricky! Help!

    Hi. I'm quite confused and uncertain which preposition to use in this sentence. Or are they both accepted?


    "She finds enjoyment and pleasure from other people's suffering."

    or

    "She finds enjoyment and pleasure in other people's suffering. "


    Thank you in advance! :)

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    Re: Prepositions are tricky! Help!

    Welcome to UsingEnglish, enthusiasitic learner.

    Quote Originally Posted by enthusiastic learner View Post
    Hi. I'm quite confused and uncertain which preposition to use in this sentence. Or are they both accepted?
    You find pleasure in (doing) something.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Prepositions are tricky! Help!

    You find pleasure in ​something.
    You take pleasure in something.
    You get pleasure from something.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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