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Guess what? Actually, It's OK to end sentances with prepositions.

I know I'll sleep better tonight.


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CON:

"A preposition is something not to end a sentence with." -- Numerous fourth grade teachers of English grammar.

PRO:

"That is the sort of arrant pedantry up with which I will not put!" -- Winston Churchill, on being criticized by an aide for ending a sentence with a preposition.

SORT OF HARD TO INTERPRET:

"Well, honey, the right way to end that sentence is with a proposition." -- Mae West.

Your Curmudgeon reports; you decide.

If ending a sentence with <... (Below threshold)

If ending a sentence with one preposition is good, ending a sentence with five prepositions ought to be better.

Well, maybe not.




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