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Koh Elaine
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 3:01:47 AM
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My mobile phone fell out from/of my plastic bag which had a hole in it.

Which is the correct preposition?

Thanks.
rroselavy
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 3:10:46 AM
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of.
Donthailand
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 7:20:49 AM
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fell from, or fell out of
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 7:33:16 AM

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Fall from a bag, fall out of a bag, or fall off a bag.

You can say, however, "The fall of the Roman Empire".


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
Koh Elaine
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 11:35:04 PM
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