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ofpreposition

weak /əv/ uk strong /ɒv/ weak /əv/ us strong /ɑːv/

of preposition (POSSESSION)

A1 used to show possession, belonging, or origin:

a friend of mine
the president of the United States
the colour of his hair
a habit of mine
that revolting dog of hers
the love of a good woman
the complete plays of (= written by) Lorca

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of preposition (AMOUNT)

A1 used after words or phrases expressing amount, number, or a particular unit:

hundreds of people
most of them
none of them
both of us
a third of all people
a speck of dust
a drop of rain

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of preposition (POSITION)

A2 used in expressions showing position:

the top of his head
the back of your dress
on the corner of the street
the front of the queue
I've never been north of Philadelphia.

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of preposition (DAYS)

A1 used to refer to a particular date in a month:

the eleventh of March
the first of the month

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of preposition (MADE OF)

made or consisting of; having:

a land of ice and snow
a woman of great charm
a subject of very little interest

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of preposition (JUDGMENT)

B2 used after an adjective when judging someone's behaviour:

It was mean of you to mention her weight.
Thank you so much for my present. How thoughtful of you.

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of preposition (RELATING TO)

C1 about; relating to:

Speaking of Elizabeth, here she is.
One of the advantages of travelling by train is being able to read.
Let us consider the events of the last five months.
Of her childhood we know very little.
formal And what of (= tell me about) young Adrian? How is he?

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of preposition (THAT IS/ARE)

that is/are:

a rise of two percent in inflation
At the age of six she could read a newspaper.

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of preposition (THROUGH)

B1 through; having as the cause:

He died of cancer.
I didn't have to go there - I did it of my own free will.
I want to know how it happened because it certainly didn't happen of itself.

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of preposition (COMPARING)

A2 used when comparing related things:

I liked the green one best of all .
Worst of all was the food!
He's the best looking of the three brothers.
I think that of all his books it's my favourite.

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of preposition (TIME)

US used in saying what the time is:

It's ten (minutes) of five (= ten minutes before five o'clock).

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  • It's twenty five of four.
  • We got there at five of nine.

(Definición de of de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

of en inglés americano

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ofpreposition

us /ʌv, ɑv, əv/

of preposition (POSSESSION)

used to show possession, belonging, or origin:

She is a friend of mine.
The color of his tie matches his suit.
Have you read the novels of John Updike?

of preposition (CONTAINING)

containing or consisting of:

of preposition (AMOUNT)

used after words or phrases expressing amount, number, or a particular unit:

a drop of rain
hundreds of people

of preposition (POSITION)

used in expressions showing position:

I left the book on top of my desk.
I’ve never been north of Montreal.

of preposition (RESULT)

resulting from or having to do with:

the joy of family
the fear of failure

of preposition (RELATING TO)

about, or relating to:

Speaking of Elizabeth, here she is.
There’s a chapter on the use of herbs for medicinal purposes.

of preposition (CAUSED BY)

used to show the cause of something:

He died of a heart attack.
Penny is frightened of spiders.
I’m tired of all this criticism.

of preposition (THAT IS/ARE)

that is/are:

Sales tax of 7% is included in the price.
She could read by the age of five.

of preposition (COMPARING)

used when comparing related things:

He’s the oldest of three brothers.
Of all his films, this one is my favorite.

of preposition (DONE TO)

done to or involving:

the graduation of the class of 2001

of preposition (DISTANCE FROM)

used in expressions showing distance from something in place or time:

We live within a mile of the school.
She came within two seconds of beating the world record.

of preposition (TIME)

used in saying what the time is:

It’s ten (minutes) of five (= ten minutes before five o’clock).

of preposition (DAYS)

used to describe a particular day:

the eleventh of March
the first of the month

(Definición de of de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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