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I can't get this right, but I'm not sure which is the correct statement:

We do not tolerate against pornography images.

or is it

We do not tolerate with pornography images.

Which is the correct way of not agreeing with pornography images?

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Neither. To tolerate is a transitive verb and doesn't require any prepositional complement. So you just say:

We do not tolerate pornographic images.

Also note that using the adjective pornographic is better than the noun pornography in this case.

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Skip the preposition altogether.

We do not tolerate pornographic images.

Tolerate takes a direct object without any assistance from prepositions.

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