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    Question The conflict was over the high cost of bread.

    "The conflict was over the high cost of bread."
    Here, in the bold sentence:

    "over" means:"finished" or it plays the role of "preposition" for conflict ?!
    It is confusing

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    Re: The conflict was over the high cost of bread.

    Read "over" as "about." The conflict was about the high cost of bread.

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    Re: The conflict was over the high cost of bread.

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Read "over" as "about." The conflict was about the high cost of bread.
    So it is the preposition of conflict and doesn't mean the the finished.

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    Re: The conflict was over the high cost of bread.

    It does not mean that the conflict is "over".

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    Re: The conflict was over the high cost of bread.

    The conflict was over = The conflict was finished.
    The conflict was over bread = The conflict was about bread = The reason for the conflict was some kind of argument/row/fight about bread.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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