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    Post "of thousands of pounds" vs "thousands pounds"

    Hey there
    What is the particular different between: "of thousands of pounds" vs "thousands pounds"?

    Example: She defrauded her employers of thousands of pounds.

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    Re: "of thousands of pounds" vs "thousands pounds"

    Welcome to the forum, nabeghe.

    Quote Originally Posted by nabeghe View Post
    Hey there​. Unnecessary. Just go ahead and ask your question.

    What is the particular difference between: "of thousands of pounds" vs "thousands pounds"?

    Example: She defrauded her employers of thousands of pounds.
    We never say 'thousands pounds'.

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