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The Many Uses of "Of"

1. Part of a group a. He is a member OF his school's chess club. b. He is an employee of Yahoo.

2. A special member of a group a. Barack Obama is the President OF the United States. b. He was the captain OF the Titanic.

3. A connection to a place a. She is a citizen OF the United States of America. b. He lives in the city OF Los Angeles.

4. A connection to time a. Thanksgiving will be on the 28th OF November this year. b. Our office will be closed on the Fourth OF July.

5. Numbers a. What percentage OF students at Build My English are from Korea? b. How many OF the people in your class are left-handed?

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