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Can you end a question with at?
“There is nothing wrong with ending a sentence with a preposition like ‘to,’ ‘with,’ ‘for’ or ‘at,’” Merriam’s notes. All credible language authorities agree: It’s not a grammar error to end a sentence with a preposition. It’s a shame more people don’t realize it.
Is it correct to end a question with a preposition?
Really… No sentence should end in a preposition. It should be, “Here’s where we are”. If you don’t like to end your sentences with prepositions, you don’t have to—just don’t say that it is a rule.
Can prepositions be used at the end of a sentence?
The best-known rule about prepositions is that you shouldn’t end a sentence with one. Although it is not permissible to end Latin sentences with prepositions, in fact English speakers have been (not incorrectly) ending their sentences with prepositions for quite some time.
Is it to or too at the end of a sentence?
To is a preposition with several meanings, including “toward” and “until.” Too is an adverb that can mean “excessively” or “also.” Just to be clear: two is pronounced the same as to and too, but it can’t be used instead of either of them because it’s a number.
How do you use the word at?
For the most specific times, and for holidays without the word “day,” we use at. That means you will hear, “Meet me at midnight,” or “The flowers are in bloom at Easter time.” When English speakers refer to a place, we use in for the largest or most general places.
Can you use as well at the end of a sentence?
Too and as well are used at the end of a sentence. (As well is more formal than too). Also usually goes before the verb or adjective.
How do you reword a sentence that ends in a preposition?
Just leave the preposition at the end. If the sentence sounds too contrived after it has been reworded and you don’t want to pander to those who don’t like prepositions at the end of sentences, then another option is to leave the preposition at the end of the sentence.
When do prepositions come at the end of a sentence?
These prepositions all fall within the sentence, not at the end. But sometimes, prepositions find themselves at the end of a sentence. This is known as a dangling preposition (or a hanging preposition). Here are some examples of sentences that end with prepositions. What should I put the cookies in?
When to use a preposition in a question word?
When a question word is the object of a preposition, the preposition usually comes at the end of the clause, especially in an informal style. What are you looking for? (More natural than ‘For what are looking?’) Who is this present for? (For whom is this present? is extremely formal.) Who were you speaking to? (NOT To whom were you speaking?)
Why do people put’at’at the end of a sentence?
Unfortunately, more and more people are putting “at” at the sentences where it doesn’t belong, as in the sentences you originally posted. I think it’s partly due to people being lazy, although some people may not have learned it in school.