among vs. of

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___ all the flowers rose is the most beautiful one.

a. Of b. Among c. both a and b

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I'd use 'of' to suggest there is no competition. ;-)
 

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I'd probably just say 'among flowers'. ;-)
 

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dodo said:
is it true that

"among all flowers" and "of all the flowers" - the difference is based on "the"?

Yes, I agree with that.
 
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