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    #1

    report on an accident

    I am writing to report on an accident which I witnessed today.

    Is the preposition ‘on’ necessary or optional in the sentence?

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    #2

    Re: report on an accident

    It is incorrect in that sentence.

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    Re: report on an accident

    1. I am writing to report an accident I witnessed this morning.
    2. The police officer will write a report on the accident I witnessed this morning.

    Note that in sentence 1, "report" is a verb but in sentence 2, it's a noun.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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