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    of or no of

    HI teachers,

    I am having trouble with the usage of "of " in following phrases. Could you please help to see which one in following pairs are correct and the reason. Thanks!

    A(1) all of the respondents
    A (2) all the respondetns

    B(1) A few of the respondents
    B(2) a few respodents

    C(1) Fewer respondents
    C(2) Fewer of the respondents

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    Re: of or no of

    In the dialect of English that I speak and teach, there is no noticible difference between the pairs of sentences you wrote.

    Other teachers and other speakers may have different answers.


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