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    Hi,

    I enjoyed your lecture ..... the social evils.

    Which preposition can be used beside 'on'?

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    Re: lecture on

    "About". No article is used after the preposition unless the topic was a specific item.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: lecture on

    For example:

    I enjoyed your lecture about scale.
    I enjoyed your lecture about the importance of scale in the physical world.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: lecture on

    I am going to shop. Should we use the article here?

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    #5

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    Yes if 'shop' is a noun. No if it is a verb.

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    #6

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    No article is used after the preposition. Can you please explain it? Isn't 'to' a preposition?

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    Re: lecture on

    Are you talking about your original example or your example in post #5?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: lecture on

    Quote Originally Posted by Untaught88 View Post
    No article is used after the preposition. Can you please explain it? Isn't 'to' a preposition?
    I am going to shop. (Shop is a verb- the activity)
    I am going to the shop. (Shop is a noun for the place)

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    Re: lecture on

    I am talking about Goestation's words which are: "No article is used after prepositions."

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    Re: lecture on

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    "About". No article is used after the preposition unless the topic was a specific item.
    Quote Originally Posted by Untaught88 View Post
    I am talking about Goestation's words which are: "No article is used after prepositions."
    Read it again. GS did not say "No article is used after prepositions". He said "No article is used after the preposition unless ...". He was referring only to the original sentence that you suggested.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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