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of

preposition
 
strong /ɒv/ weak /əv/
A1 belonging to or relating to someone or something
di
She is a friend of my cousin. I like the colour of her hair.
A1 used after words that show an amount
di
a bag of apples both of us
A1 containing
di
a glass of milk
A1 used with numbers, ages, and dates
di
a boy of six the 14th of February
A2 showing position or direction
di
the front of the queue a small town north of Edinburgh
A2 showing someone or something
di
a map of the city a photo of my boyfriend
A2 used when comparing related things
di, tra
He’s the best-looking of the three brothers.
B1 showing a reason or cause
di
He died of cancer.
used after an adjective when judging someone’s behaviour
di, da parte mia/tua/ecc., a
It was very nice of you to think of us.
(Definition of of from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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