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Why do so many people use a preposition with which to end a sentence? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When is it okay to end a sentence in a preposition? I see it a lot, even though my elementary teacher told me it is wrong. This is probably a new development, a sign ...
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Can I end a sentence with “on”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When is it okay to end a sentence in a preposition? Does this sentence make sense "I would like to propose forming a partnership where we work together to provide ...
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Do prepositions at the end of sentences, and split infinitives any longer matter? [duplicate]

In the 1950s we were strongly discouraged from placing prepositions at the end of sentences, and also from using split infinitives. Is this considered important now?
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Ending a clause with a preposition, rule of thumb or hard rule? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When is it okay to end a sentence in a preposition? So we've all heard the admonishments from our teachers not to end a clause with a preposition A plumber visits a ...
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“I'm very interested in.” vs “in which I'm very interested.” [duplicate]

You should sell me that book I'm very interested in or is it better to write it as You should sell me that book in which I'm very interested I know that the former is more informal than the ...
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Where to put the preposition of “approve”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When is it appropriate to end a sentence in a preposition? In this answer I wrote [You can use it] to take pictures of a movie in a cinema, of which the cinema ...
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A question ending with preposition “of” [duplicate]

I would like to know whether this is correct: He uses a car instead of a bus. What does he use a car instead of?
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Is it ok to end a sentence with a preposition? [duplicate]

I have a sentence: It can be derived from either A or B. But I’m not sure how to ask the following question: Which one of them can it be derived from? Is that ok, or would it be better if ...
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Sentences that end in “with” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When is it appropriate to end a sentence in a preposition? If I can't end a sentence with the preposition "with", does this mean that the following sentences are ...
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What would be proper grammar for this sentence? [duplicate]

Could you please tell me how to properly write the following sentence? I believe I know the grammar rule but I must not be creative enough to think of an alternative sentence structure. Here's the ...
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Is this sentence grammatically correct? [duplicate]

Duplicate of: When is it appropriate to end a sentence in a preposition? Possessive connecting word for inanimate object I am not sure about following sentence being grammatically correct: ...
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History of the non-rule that proscribes ending a sentence with a preposition [duplicate]

Famously, if not accurately, Winston Churchill is supposed to have responding to an editor who had "fixed" a sentence ending with a preposition by writing, "This is the sort of thing up with which I ...
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There is a new search of which I've become aware / .. I've become aware of? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When is it appropriate to end a sentence in a preposition? I would like to know which is correct and why: There is a new search of which I've become aware. or ...
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ending a sentence with a preposition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When is it appropriate to end a sentence in a preposition? "a soul can sense when it’s being talked to." Does this sound OK? I don't like ending with a preposition, but ...
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Choosing between “to experiment with” and “with which to experiment” [duplicate]

I am using the phrase to experiment with in the following sentence: That this curriculum also places importance on physical design and prototyping, and offers access to the resources of a research ...

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