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Many of us have heard that age-old grammar myth. Itโ€™s wrong. ๐Ÿ™…

Despite what many teachers, Grammar Nazis, pedants, purists, and prescriptivists claim, it is acceptable to end sentences with prepositions. In some cases, a preposition might be the most natural word to end a sentence with. (See what we did there? ๐Ÿ˜)

People who allow this myth to perpetuate would insist that the following sentences are incorrect:

To avoid ending the above sentences with prepositions, they would undoubtedly rewrite them in the following way:

Although the revised versions are perfectly correct, they sound rigid, unnatural, and โ€ฆ pedantic. The first three examples (which end with prepositions) are much more natural.

Those who make a show of exposing and condemning sentences that end with prepositions should bear in mind that they will likely become the butt of many jokes, as in the following examples:

There are many things to worry about when it comes to English grammar. Ending a sentence with a preposition isnโ€™t one of them. ๐Ÿ‘Œ