News — prepositions
Cats think outside of the box, too. Here's a lesson on unnecessary prepositions.
grammar prepositions unnecessary
Hopefully, you caught that error. The saying is “think outside the box.” Sometimes, prepositions are used when they are not necessary. This often happens when we speak, but we don’t notice. It’s important to remember that we write differently from how we speak. Writing is more formal and less conversational. We often use prepositions that are unnecessary, but they create wordiness and need to be eliminated. Just stop. Be concise. Why are you doing that for? Sorry, I couldn’t help myself. What is a preposition? A preposition is a word or group of words that show a relationship between a...