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Grammar Rules!

FOR or OF? Preposition Quiz Part 2

Are you one of the many students who finds these two prepositions a little tricky? Here are some general uses and a small quiz to help you start to get these prepositions straight.


OF Of is usually used to talk:
  • about belonging and possession 
  • with partitive expressions (a loaf of bread, a cup of water, etc)
  • using idiomatic expressions and common collocations

FOR For is usually used to talk:
  • about a purpose or reason
  • about a use of an object
  • about time duration
  • using idiomatic expressions and common collocations

Take the preposition quiz below to see if you have mastered these two prepositions.

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By Laura, ago