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    Peter's jacked gape at/in/which more/ the seams

    Hello, what prepositions can accompany the intransitive verb ''to gape''?

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    Re: Peter's jacked gape at/in/which more/ the seams

    One can "gape" at something or "gape" in wonder.

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    Re: Peter's jacked gape at/in/which more/ the seams

    His jacket ​gaped at the seams.

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    Re: Peter's jacked gape at/in/which more/ the seams

    In AmE, I think we would often use "gapped".

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