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advertisment on/for English courses

Post by tamguatlay » Fri Dec 02, 2011 2:53 am

Dear Alan

The following is an advertisement on/for English courses.

Can either verb in bold be used?


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Re: advertisment on/for English courses

Post by Alan » Fri Dec 02, 2011 4:06 am

No, only 'for' is possible.
Note, as I pointed out previously, that the boldfaced words here are prepositions, not verbs!