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    #1

    Post across/along/over

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    Do the following prepositions work in this context?

    She saw a few birds skimming along/across/over the top of the waves.

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    #2

    Re: across/along/over

    IMO, they all work in that context.

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    #3

    Re: across/along/over

    What about these?

    Students are encouraged to skim along/over the text before they start reading it.

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    #4

    Re: across/along/over

    In that case I'd say '...skim through the text...'

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    #5

    Re: across/along/over

    Could we assume 'along/over' don't work there?

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    #6

    Re: across/along/over

    Quote Originally Posted by Offroad View Post
    Could we assume 'along/over' don't work there?

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    Yes.

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