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    Prepositon 'amongst' Question

    Is the preposition amongst used these days?
    Last edited by northpath; 03-Apr-2016 at 11:20.

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    Re: Prepositon 'amongst' Question

    Quote Originally Posted by northpath View Post
    Is the preposition amongst is used these days?
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    Re: Prepositon 'amongst' Question

    It's very rare in AmE.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Prepositon 'amongst' Question

    You misspelt "preposition" in your title.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Prepositon 'amongst' Question

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    It's very rare in AmE.
    It's not that common in BrE either- it is used, sometimes to sound more formal by people who don't really know how to do so.

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