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Section 12.3.3

Objects of Prepositions

A noun or noun phrase that follows a preposition is termed the object of the preposition.

Viking obtained no conclusive data for or against life on Mars--an important reason for sending new probes to the enigmatic red planet in the near future.

--Kai Wu, "Artificial Life," SciTech Magazine

Always use the objective case form of pronouns that are objects of prepositions, even when the pronoun follows a coordinating conjunction such as and.


Just between you and I, I think this proposal needs some more work.


Just between you and me, I think this proposal needs some more work.

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