Praxis Writing : Identifying Preposition Errors

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Praxis Writing

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Example Questions

Example Question #4 : Praxis Core Skills: Writing

Select the underlined word or phrase that needs to be changed to make the sentence correct. Some sentences contain no error at all.

Even though we started on the same day, at this point Robert is junior than me in the company. No error

Possible Answers:

No error




Correct answer:



Comparative prepositions (like "senior" or "junior") are followed by "to", not than, from, or against. The error here is "than," which needs to be replaced with "to" in order for this question to be correct.

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