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  1. Offroad's Avatar
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    #1

    Post victim of/to

    Dear teachers

    Do these sentences read well?

    They have fallen victims of/to a cruel hoax.
    They have been victims of/to all sort of frauds.

    Thank you

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    Re: victim of/to

    We fall victim to and we are victims of. No reason; you just have to memorize them

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    Re: victim of/to

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    We fall victim to and we are victims of. No reason; you just have to memorize them
    Yes. Prepositions are a pain!

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