0

This question already has an answer here:

Which is the appropriate preposition of the word "Alternative "?

marked as duplicate by J. Taylor, Chenmunka, RegDwigнt Dec 12 '18 at 12:34

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

  • 1
    Alternative is both an adjective or noun - presumably you only mean the latter. There's no specific preposition that goes with the noun: use the preposition that suits the context, e.g. of, to, for, from, etc. Have you looked up a dictionary? What do you think? Note that the system has flagged your question for deletion as "low-quality". See How to Ask for further guidance and take the Tour. – Chappo Dec 12 '18 at 7:59
  • 1
    Also, you may not be aware that our other site English Language Learners is the best place to look for answers on English questions that a fluent speaker would find trivial. If you have a question for ELL, be sure to read their guidance on what you can ask. :-) – Chappo Dec 12 '18 at 7:59
-1

'To' is the correct preposition to introduce the thing that is being foregone. Of course, 'from' and 'for' could be used in the same sentence, but not with the same meaning, e.g. "an alternative TO bread FOR coeliacs FROM the supermarket."

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.