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    "About" instead of "of" ?

    Only half equipped, he jumped straight into his squad car. "We left as we were," he said. And rushed to the site marked by broad billows of smoke and dust towering over the city.

    Can I change the word "of" in red to "about" as above sentences?

    Does it make sense? Or is it possible?

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    Re: "About" instead of "of" ?

    No to all questions.

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    Re: "About" instead of "of" ?

    Is the word "of" connecting "billows" and "smoke" together?

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    #4

    Re: "About" instead of "of" ?

    I am not a teacher.

    Yes, it's 'billows of smoke and dust…'.

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