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    Post Preposition

    What preposition is appropriate for the word potentiality?

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    Re: Preposition

    A sentence would be helpful. Words don't come with certain prepositions. It depends on the intended meaning.

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    Re: Preposition

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    A sentence would be helpful. Words don't come with certain prepositions. It depends on the intended meaning.
    Can I say,'He has the potentiality of a leader.'?

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    Re: Preposition

    Y-e-e-e-s-s, but if you mean he has potential why not say so? (Do you have a teacher who thinks longer words are necessarily better...?)

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    Smile Re: Preposition

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    Y-e-e-e-s-s, but if you mean he has potential why not say so? (Do you have a teacher who thinks longer words are necessarily better...?)

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    Yes, potential sounds more smart. Thanks a lot.

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    Re: Preposition

    "He has the potential to be/become a leader" sounds better.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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