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    #1

    Help with preposition.

    Hello teachers ! I need help.

    1.They have made so great progress ______.

    A. for three years B. in the past three years

    Question:Is either A or B good for the blank ?


    2.They have made so great progress ______the past three years.

    A.for B.in

    Question:Which is better for the blank ?

    Thank in advance .

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    #2

    Re: Help with preposition.

    You try first.

    The word 'such' would be better than 'so'. Where did the exercise come from?

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    #3

    Re: Help with preposition.

    You have asked the same thing in two different ways.

    Which do you think is the best preposition?

    It should be "such great progress."

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    #4

    Re: Help with preposition.

    Perhaps it was a typo?

    1.They have made no great progress ______.


    --lotus

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    #5

    Re: Help with preposition.

    Quote Originally Posted by lotus888 View Post
    Perhaps it was a typo?

    1.They have made no great progress ______.


    --lotus
    As it turns out, they are not doing well at all.

    (In my opinion, "great" is enough. You don't need more adjectives.)


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    #6

    Re: Help with preposition.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    You try first.

    The word 'such' would be better than 'so'. Where did the exercise come from?
    They are all correct, Ithink .However, it is difficult for a non-native speaker to tell which is better , so I 'd like to ask you ,native speakers, for advice.

    Anyway, thanks alot though it hasn't been done .

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    #7

    Re: Help with preposition.

    "So" does not work.

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    #8

    Re: Help with preposition.

    Quote Originally Posted by renzheng04 View Post
    They are all correct, I think. However, it is difficult for a non-native speaker to tell which is better, so I 'd like to ask you, native speakers, for advice.

    Anyway, thanks a lot though it hasn't been done.
    Please read all the responses. You have been asked where you found this exercise. You have been asked to check the spelling - did it say "so" or "no"?

    Note my corrections to the spacing around your punctuation.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #9

    Re: Help with preposition.

    Quote Originally Posted by renzheng04 View Post
    Hello teachers ! I need help.

    1.They have made so great progress ______.

    A. for three years B. in the past three years

    Question:Is either A or B good for the blank ?


    2.They have made so great progress ______the past three years.

    A.for B.in

    Question:Which is better for the blank ?

    Thank in advance .
    Either is OK.


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    Re: Help with preposition.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Either is OK.

    Your reply is clear and very easy for me to understand . Thanks a lot.

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