Which is grammatically correct?

  1. Query on Physics Final
  2. Query about Physics Final

Say if this was a subject field in an email you're about to send to a teacher. Which would be better English, or are they both acceptable?

The meaning of the word "query" here is question or enquiry, not doubt.

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Both prepositions are acceptable in this context. I believe "query about" is more frequent, but I'd use both here.

  • I'd use 'query concerning' if it was a general query ('is one allowed to wear a wig when taking the exam?') but 'query about/on' if more concretely related ('will it be written in Greek?'). Nov 18, 2013 at 11:06

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