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    #1

    Which preposition is correct?

    make money from it

    make money on it

    make money by it

    make money of it

    make money through it

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    Talking Re: Which preposition is correct?

    As far as I am aware given specific circumstances any of the prepositions you use can be correct except for make money OF it.

    You can make money on a horse i.e. by selling it with the presumtion that you have made a profit - that is you bought it for less than you sold it.
    You can make money through selling a horse although there is no presumtion necessarily that you bought it for less than you sold it for (however, you might have done)
    You can make money by selling a horse
    You can make money from horse trading

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