30 Common Errors in the Use of Prepositions

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When he parted with his sister, there were tears in his eyes. When he parted from his sister, there were tears in his eyes.
The Hindu religion has been in exercise for time immemorial. The Hindu religion has been in exercise from time immemorial.
Police are not allowed to enter into University Campus. Police are not allowed to enter University Campus.
I found him leaning on the chair I found him leaning over the chair
His house is very different and very superior to your house. His house is very different from and very superior to your house.
None except the brave deserve the fair. None but the brave deserve the fair.
He married with a poor girl. He married a poor girl.
I told him on his face that he could not pass. I told him at his face that he could not pass.
The frustrated lover jumped in the river. The frustrated lover jumped into the river.
I have learnt this lesson word by word. I have learnt this lesson word for word.
I saw him sitting besides the minister. I saw him sitting beside the minister.
The tired traveller was sitting under the shade of the tree. The tired traveller was sitting in the shade of the tree.
The pick-pocket mixed among the crowd which was coming from the station. The pick-pocket mixed with the crowd which was coming from the station.
Content yourself with what you have and do not strive about the impossible. Content yourself with what you have and do not strive for the impossible.
William wordsworth generally went to the countryside to commune of nature. William wordsworth generally went to the countryside to commune with nature.
I will leave no stone unturned to come to your expectations. I will leave no stone unturned to come upto your expectations.
Can I depend upon you for this work? Can I depend on you for this work?
The employer is satisfied by the work of Mr.Kumar. The employer is satisfied with the work of Mr.Kumar.
The American Congress corresponds with the British Parliament. The American Congress corresponds to the British Parliament.
I shall stand by you in thick and thin. I shall stand by you through thick and thin.
The delegates discussed about the problem in length. The delegates discussed the problem in length.
Nothing can absolve you your responsibility. Nothing can absolve you from your responsibility.
A horse of a broken leg cannot run. A horse with a broken leg cannot run.
The question of how many souls exist on heaven is academic. The question of how many souls exist in heaven is academic.
They acquitted him for murder. They acquitted him of murder.
He lives on begging. He lives by begging.
This is the central city in the whole area. This is the central city of the whole area.
She was eating her heart for a soldier who was away at the war. She was eating her heart out for a soldier who was away at the war.
My inquiry for his health was never answered. My inquiry about his health was never answered.
Were there many people in the meeting? Were there many people at the meeting?

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