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    #1

    within a mile of the station/from the station

    1.a house within a mile of the station
    2.a house within a mile from the station

    Is 2. right sentence?
    If right, what's the difference betwee them?
    Last edited by yeju; 31-Mar-2017 at 15:03.

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    #2

    Re: within a mile of the station/from the station

    Neither one is a sentence. Sentences require a verb.
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    #3

    Re: within a mile of the station/from the station

    The usual pattern is within X of Y.

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    #4

    Re: within a mile of the station/from the station

    Hi there,

    Sentences do indeed nearly always require a verb, but I think what you're really asking about is the preposition and the answer is 'within a mile of'. There's no special reason for this - we just always say 'within a mile of'. Mostly you just have to learn expressions like these 'off by heart' and prepositions are quite tricky anyway, but keep practising!

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    #5

    Re: within a mile of the station/from the station

    You asked this same question 24 hours earlier. Please don't post duplicate questions.
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