Posted by MichaelFR on March 27, 2004
In Reply to: Preposition posted by Fred on March 26, 2004
: : : : : : Which preposition would you use when saying:
: : : : : : He writes __the blackboard (or __the wall) all the day.
: : : : : I would use "on", but since I'm basically a frenchie, wait for additional advice...
: : : : I'd use on too!
: : : I agree with "on", is it possible to use over or after?
: : You could write all over the blackboard ie the writing would cover it all. I don't think you could use after.
: A: What part of the wall did he write on?
: B: The part over the blackboard.
You could write 'to' the blackboard, but you won't get any answer :-)