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    fascinanation

    THE CASSELL GUIDE TO COMMON ERRORS IN ENGLISH suggests A) is INcorrect but B) is correct. Do other forum member agree? And what about C) - is this correct?

    A) Stafford has a fascination WITH broken pottery

    B) Stafford is fascinated BY broken pottery

    C) Stafford is fascinated WITH broken pottery

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    Re: fascinanation

    Quote Originally Posted by Richard Togher View Post
    THE CASSELL GUIDE TO COMMON ERRORS IN ENGLISH suggests A) is INcorrect but B) is correct. Do other forum member agree? And what about C) - is this correct?

    A) Stafford has a fascination WITH broken pottery

    B) Stafford is fascinated BY broken pottery

    C) Stafford is fascinated WITH broken pottery
    B ) works withthe logic of the passive form
    Broken pottery fascinates Stafford--> Stafford is fascinated by

    A I'm prone to use a fascination for
    C) I already met the form to be fascinated with (+ Cobuild dic)

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