Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Why not end a sentence with a preposition?

How do you end sentences?
What do you use to end a sentence with?
Sentences? How should they end?

“Never use a preposition to end a sentence with.”
“This is just the kind of nonsense up with which I will not put.”

Here’s a video from “Ask the Editor” with the definitive answer about using prepositions at the end of sentences. It includes a fascinating peek back into history, reminding me why my high school made us study Latin for a year!

Helen Woodall

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