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Jul 12, 2013 ... When I posted the article Can You End a Sentence with a Preposition, I was surprised by how many people asked if you can start a sentence ...


It is permissible to begin a sentence with a preposition, or a prepositional phrase, but be very careful when you do so.* • A prepositional phrase always begins ...


Starting and ending sentences with prepositions can be correct as long as you ... Asking how a ghost can hide is a good way to remember the kinds of words that ...


(See I just used 'it' at the start of a sentence and it's perfectly good grammar). ..... I hate the "never end a sentence with a preposition" rule.


OK, thanks. But, do you know ... It's a "prepositional phrase" (the word by is a preposition). These specific ... Starting a sentence with by is fine.


Aug 6, 2010 ... @itrekkie: Ok adjunct, not fragment. .... The sequence forms a prepositional phrase, which is a fine way to start a sentence (e.g., "on the way, ... The argument against starting a sentence with "which" is equally flawed. ... Not only is it wrong to use "in which case" to begin a sentence, it is completely wrong.


Apr 16, 2015 ... I'm not an authority but anyway here is my answer. Firstly I want to point out that the occurrence of the collocation "except for" actually splits into ...


In the past, English teachers used to preach that one should never start a sentence with conjunctions like and or but. Does this rule still apply today?


Unit 24: Starting Sentences with Prepositions. THE PROBLEMS. In the city find good jobs. At the beach is beautiful. Exercise 1: ___1) Circle the prepositional ...