[Grammar] What is the difference between information on, information about and information of?

khauff85

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What is the difference between information on, information about and information of? When are they interchangeable and when not?
 

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Information on a topic and information about a topic mean the same thing:

- Can you give me information about/on your country?​

- He looked up information about/on covid.

- They were full of information on/about Itailan cooking.


Information of is used differently:

- Is this information of any use to you?

- She gave me some information of value.

- The book had no information of much interest.​
 

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What is the difference between "information on", "information about" and "information of"? When are they interchangeable and when not?

Remember to mark out the words you are asking us about in some way. I have put quotation marks around them above. You could put them in italics or in bold. In future, you should be the one to provide example sentences in your question.
 

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Khauff85, please do not post the same question simultaneously to more than one forum. Doing so wastes our valuable time. Instead, post your question to one forum and wait for replies. If you're not satisfied with those replies, you can try another forum, but please indicate in your thread that you've already asked the same question elsewhere (provide a link), and outline why you were not satisfied with the answers you received already.
 
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