Do we say enthusiasm 'for' or 'about'? I saw both of them used in different texts.

  • Here's a related question, although it's not quite the same: What preposition is used after “enthusiastic”: “for” or “about”?
    – herisson
    Commented Nov 13, 2017 at 4:14
  • The previous question, which sumelic links to, did not reach a conclusion and achieve an accepted answer. It would be good if this question managed to do so.
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    Commented Nov 13, 2017 at 7:49
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It would be enthusiasm for

or enthusiastic about

  • Hello Sarah; can you cite a source to back up this answer so people will know that they can rely on it? For example, the Google Ngram Viewer seems to support your answer. I don't know if you would like to use that; something else could also work.
    – herisson
    Commented Nov 13, 2017 at 7:40
  • (+1) Upvote since the Ngram supports.
    – Nigel J
    Commented Nov 13, 2017 at 7:46

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