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    Preposition with survive

    hello
    what is the preposition coming with the verb survive ?

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    Re: Preposition with survive

    Welcome to the forums, massalma. Please provide us with a sentence using "survive".

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    Re: Preposition with survive

    NOT A TEACHER

    The one that will normally collocate with survive (and couldn't be changed by a different preposition in this meaning) is on:
    I can't believe how they've been able to survive on so little money for so long.

    When the verb is a transitive one, you don't use a preposition with it:
    We considered ourselves extremely lucky to have survived the accident.

    Obviously, you can use any other preposition with survive that fits the context in other valid cases.

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    Re: Preposition with survive

    In future, engee, when a moderator asks for a specimen sentence from the OP, please wait until he or she has responded.

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    Re: Preposition with survive

    Sorry Rover_KE, I must have been answering the question simultaneously, but it just took me more time to submit it - I was then not aware of the answer provided by bhaisahab.

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