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cause of/for

Postby tamguatlay » Sun Nov 27, 2011 1:22 am

Dear Alan

The presence of the common mynahs has become a cause of/for concern, now that the birds are flying into my flat regularly.

Can either verb in bold be used in the above sentence?

Thanks.

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Re: cause of/for

Postby Alan » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:53 am

Yes, either preposition can be used...
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