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    preposition 1

    One of the great advances ---- astronomy ---- the past decade has been the discovery of planets outside our solar system.


    A) of / over
    B) through /at
    C) in / to
    D) for / by
    E) with / for

    Which do you think is correct?

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    Re: preposition 1

    Quote Originally Posted by Trex View Post
    One of the great advances ---- astronomy ---- the past decade has been the discovery of planets outside our solar system.


    A) of / over
    B) through /at
    C) in / to
    D) for / by
    E) with / for

    Which do you think is correct?
    A. (though I would prefer "in" for the first preposition)

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    Re: preposition 1

    Thank you, Mike.

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    Re: preposition 1

    Quote Originally Posted by Trex View Post
    Thank you, Mike.
    You're welcome.

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