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  1. B45
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    of and from usage in a sentence

    I ask my colleague to help me with return orders that have been sent back to us.

    I say: Please throw away the envelopes and packaging of/from/for the return orders and put the returned products in a pile. Thank you.

    Are all three okay here?

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    Re: of and from usage in a sentence

    I would use "from".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: of and from usage in a sentence

    What about of? Would it be wrong?

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    Re: of and from usage in a sentence

    I would use "from".

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    Re: of and from usage in a sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    What about of? Would it be wrong?
    It would be understood, and you wouldn't be arrested for using it, but 'from' is the best of your alternatives.

    We would have told you if 'of' had been completely wrong.

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