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Posted by Henry on March 26, 2004

In Reply to: Preposition posted by modrijan 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.