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    MsNyree is offline Member
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    On and of


    I need a description on someone. Would I say a give me a brief background on Johnny Smith or of Johnny Smith? I know the subject is Johnny, but the object is background. Is that right?

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Re: On and of

    I need some information about someone.

    Can you provide me with some background to Johnny Smith?

    Could you give me some background to/for Johnny Smith?

    I need some background information on/about Johnny Smith.

    What is Johnny Smith's background?

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