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    Usage of nor

    I have seen many people using the word 'regarding' in place of almost all the prepositions. They don't use 'about'. They don't use 'with', nor 'on'. They are obsessed with 'regarding'.

    Can someone please correct the above paragraph? I want to know if the usage of nor is OK here.


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    Re: Usage of nor

    Quote Originally Posted by daemon99 View Post
    I have seen many people using the word 'regarding' in place of almost all the prepositions. They don't use 'about'. They don't use 'with', nor 'on'. They are obsessed with 'regarding'.

    Can someone please correct the above paragraph? I want to know if the usage of nor is OK here.

    there is only one mistake ! i have seen many people using the word "regarding" INSTEAD OF ALL THE PREPOSITIONS

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    Re: Usage of nor

    Can someone please help me with this? Is my paragraph grammatically correct?

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    Re: Usage of nor

    You are correct to use 'nor' when in the negative. Because you used 'don't', 'nor' is the proper term to use in conjunction with it. However, it would read a bit more smoothly if you wrote it:

    "...They use neither 'with', nor 'about', nor 'on'; they are obsessed with 'regarding'."

    In English we like to say - neither, nor - and - either, or.

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