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    Question Is ON required?

    Dear teachers!
    This is a very common question but I'm confused. Is the preposition "ON" required in the following sentence? If not, WHY?

    1- The school will remain closed on tomorrow on account of Eid-ul-Fitr.

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    Re: Is ON required?

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    The school will remain closed tomorrow on account of Eid-ul-Firt.
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    Re: Is ON required?

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    Could you please explain why that happened?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dawoodusmani View Post
    Dear teachers1
    Although it's a common usage yet I'm confused about as to using of ON in the following sentence. Is On required in this sentence? If not, WHY?

    The school will remain closed on tomorrow on account of Eid-ul-Firt.

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    The school will remain closed tomorrow on account of Eid-ul-Firt.
    No 'on' before "tomorrow" because it is direct object of the verb "closed".
    on account of: It is a phrase meaning: for the sake of; by reason of; because of


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    Re: Is ON required?

    Quote Originally Posted by dawoodusmani View Post
    Could you please explain why that happened?
    Tomorrow does not require any preposition.
    I'll do it tomorrow.
    He'll arrive tomorrow.

    The same holds good for "yesterday" and "today".


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    Re: Is ON required?

    Quote Originally Posted by dawoodusmani View Post
    Dear teachers!
    This is a very common question but I'm confused. Is the preposition "ON" required in the following sentence? If not, WHY?

    1- The school will remain closed tomorrow on account of Eid-ul-Fitr.

    Thanks a million
    Dawood
    You only need the one "on".

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    Re: Is ON required?

    Quote Originally Posted by Manas Ranjan Mallick View Post
    The school will remain closed tomorrow on account of Eid-ul-Firt.
    No 'on' before "tomorrow" because it is direct object of the verb "closed".
    on account of: It is a phrase meaning: for the sake of; by reason of; because of
    I can't agree that tomorrow is the direct object; after all, the school will be closed not tomorrow

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    Tomorrow does not require any preposition.
    I'll do it tomorrow.
    He'll arrive tomorrow.

    The same holds good for "yesterday" and "today".
    Hi clark! Your reply added to my confusion and coment of Tdol made me further confused. Since "tomorrow" is a noun how can it be joined to sentence without being an object either of a verb or preposion?
    What about the following sentences:
    What will our tasks for tomorrow.
    Let us hope for a better tomorrow.

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    Re: Is ON required?

    Quote Originally Posted by Manas Ranjan Mallick View Post
    Hi clark! Your reply added to my confusion and coment of Tdol made me further confused. Since "tomorrow" is a noun how can it be joined to sentence without being an object either of a verb or preposion?
    What about the following sentences:
    What will our tasks for tomorrow.
    Let us hope for a better tomorrow.
    As far as I understand, tomorrow here is an adverb not a noun. Surely, as an adverb tomorrow does not need any "ON" in this sentence. in your version, the tomorrow is used as a noun not an adverb. Do you have anything else to explain dear?

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    Yes, this is accetable. So Tdol is right. But what about the use of fof before yesterday?

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