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    It was covered ____ dust.

    New Entry: 'It was covered ____ dust.' has just been added to the Language Polls area of UsingEnglish.com.


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    Re: It was covered ____ dust.

    OK, but what could possibly go in the blank besides the obvious word?
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    Re: It was covered ____ dust.

    An American speaker preferred one preposition, but I am fine with both.
    Last edited by Tdol; 22-Apr-2021 at 07:27. Reason: pronoun -> preposition

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    Re: It was covered ____ dust.

    OK. I can think of two. (We're probably thinking of the same ones.)
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    Re: It was covered ____ dust.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    An American speaker preferred one pronoun, but I am fine with both.
    I can't think of any pronoun that will complete the sentence. I can think of two prepositions that will complete the sentence.

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    Re: It was covered ____ dust.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    OK. I can think of two. (We're probably thinking of the same ones.)
    You haven't actually clicked on the link that takes you to the poll. You'll see the two options there.

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    Re: It was covered ____ dust.

    Do they need my opinion?
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    Re: It was covered ____ dust.

    Quote Originally Posted by Amigos4 View Post
    I can't think of any pronoun that will complete the sentence. I can think of two prepositions that will complete the sentence.
    Good point.

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