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preposition
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    used for stating someone's/something's origin
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      used for stating the place where something was made

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      used for stating what something was originally a part of

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    starting at a particular point and moving away
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      starting at a particular time and continuing

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      starting at a particular age and continuing

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      starting at one amount and increasing or becoming less

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    used for stating where someone or something is removed from
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    used for stating one end of a range of things

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    used for stating where someone is when they see, hear, or do something

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    used for stating what substance has been used for making something

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    used for stating what has been prevented or protected against

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dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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