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    to/by the disease of Malaria

    100 men have succumbed to/by the disease of Malaria.

    Please help me to choose the correct option.

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    Re: to/by the disease of Malaria

    ...have succumbed to (the disease of) Malaria. It is better to omit "the disease of".

    ...have been killed by Malaria.
    ...have died from Malaria.


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    Re: to/by the disease of Malaria

    Thank you 2006.
    So, I guess, we use the `preposition' by only in the passive voice.

    Am I right?

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    Re: to/by the disease of Malaria

    In this case.

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