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    #1

    Smile Fans were overwhelmed by/with grief

    Fans were overwhelmed by/with/from grief over the news of the superstar's sudden death.




    Which preposition fits best in the above? Does the base sentence sound right? Thanks.

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    Re: Fans were overwhelmed by/with grief

    I'd use 'with'.

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