another lost preposition

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Mon Feb 11 15:23:50 UTC 2008

On Feb 11, 2008 9:48 AM, Arnold M. Zwicky <zwicky at> wrote:
> this time in AmE vs. BrE.
> paraphrasing Garner's Modern American Usage (2003):
>   protest against: against may be omitted in AmE, but not in BrE (649)

Discussed by Jan Freeman last year, along with "battle (against)" and
"appeal (against)":

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