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    Prepositons 3

    What would be the prepositions used here?

    . The washing machine has been working ........several hours daily since we bought it last fall.

    . Dish washers are qite popular.............housewifes.............this country.

    . They clean their wall........wall carpeting.........a vacuum cleaner that they bought............us.

    . We will have to work ..........bus because we locked the keys...............the car.

    . He made his fortune...........the end...............the last century.


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    #2

    Re: Prepositons 3

    You make your suggestions and we can then comment.


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    Re: Prepositons 3

    . The washing machine has been working ..for...several hours daily since we bought it last fall.

    . Dish washers are quite popular.....among.....housewives. .........throughout.....this country.

    . They clean their wall...to.....wall carpeting....with.......a vacuum cleaner that they bought...from.........us.

    . We will have to work ..by........bus because we locked the keys....inside...........the car.

    . He made his fortune.....by........the end .....of..........the last century.


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    #4

    Re: Prepositons 3

    All are possible and correct.

    Alternatives might be:

    #2 ... housewives in this country

    #5 ...his fortune at the end...

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