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    use of the word "exhilaration"

    His presence adds exhilaration into my otherwise insipid life.
    Has the word exhilaration been used correctly here?

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    Re: use of the word "exhilaration"

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    His presence adds exhilaration into my otherwise insipid life.
    Has the word exhilaration been used correctly here?
    Yes, but the preposition should be "to", not "into".

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    Re: use of the word "exhilaration"

    here the object is life which is an abstract noun, so won't it be into?

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    Re: use of the word "exhilaration"

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    here the object is life which is an abstract noun, so won't it be into?
    Not for me.

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    Re: use of the word "exhilaration"

    Quote Originally Posted by sdpegasus View Post
    here the object is life which is an abstract noun, so won't it be into?
    No.
    Anyway, you generally add A to B, not into B. I wouldn't object to "He brings exhilaration into my life". But your rule sounds strange.

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    Re: use of the word "exhilaration"

    Quote Originally Posted by sdpegasus View Post
    here the object is life which is an abstract noun, so won't it be into?
    Where did you see this idea?

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    #7

    Re: use of the word "exhilaration"

    Out of my memory.

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    #8

    Re: use of the word "exhilaration"

    Forget that memory.

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    #9

    Re: use of the word "exhilaration"

    I thought it. But I was wrong. After going through all the answers of moderators this thing is clear to me now.

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