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    #1

    What fruit grows on/from/in this tree?

    Hi,

    Which preposition works most naturally?

    What fruit grows on/from/in this tree?

    Thanks in advance.

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    #2

    Re: What fruit grows on/from/in this tree?

    Hi..

    I would say on trees.

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    Re: What fruit grows on/from/in this tree?

    Thank you, perfection1.

    Let me make sure of one thing.

    Do you mean that 'from/in trees' is ungrammatical, or is it just not idiomatic?

    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 24-Aug-2013 at 19:08. Reason: Edited quoted username to give it normal spacing.

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    #4

    Re: What fruit grows on/from/in this tree?

    I recommend you guys please wait for a response of a native-speaker or teacher to get a better solution of your problem. Thanks.

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    #5

    Re: What fruit grows on/from/in this tree?

    Quote Originally Posted by taked4700 View Post
    Hi,

    Which preposition works most naturally?

    What fruit grows on/from/in this tree?

    Thanks in advance.
    "What fruit grows on this tree?" This is correct.

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    #6

    Re: What fruit grows on/from/in this tree?

    Quote Originally Posted by taked4700 View Post

    Do you mean that 'from/in trees' is ungrammatical, or is it just not idiomatic?
    They are not idiomatic in that sentence.

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    #7

    Re: What fruit grows on/from/in this tree?

    Quote Originally Posted by taked4700 View Post
    Thank you, Perfection1.

    Let me make sure of one thing.

    Do you mean that 'from/in trees' is ungrammatical, or is it just not idiomatic?

    Thanks in advance.
    Fruit grows on a tree. But we can ask "What fruit do you get from this tree." I can't think of a use for "in" when referring to an individual tree.
    However, we can say that oranges are often grown in orchards.

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    #8

    Re: What fruit grows on/from/in this tree?

    I would say:

    What kind of fruit grows on this tree?
    How much fruit do you get from this tree?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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