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Prepositions after "dear"

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In 85% of cases dear to is used

You are dear to me too Wilfried.

Such a person is very dear to me.

Art is dear to the Filipino soul.

This ad made me cry -- remembering those dear to me who lost their fight against cancer.

Measures that move markets Finally, a message from this report that is dear to my heart.

She was far too dear to all the members of the family for them to give her up so easily.

But are they getting value for money? EPA/Chris Radburn To some, the Queen and her royal family are dear to the heart.

This is a very basic method to keep your mind programmed and working toward your outcomes that are dear to your heart.

Now he who exercises his reason and cultivates it seems to be both in the best state of mind and most dear to the gods.

In 4% of cases dear in is used

Yours faithfully, My Dearest in heart.

Everything is so much dearer in a town.

Any I will always hold you dear in my heart.

I've been told I can just ignore insults to the thing I hold the most dear in the world.

Quite possibly this cost them dear in the election, though the case is by no means proven.

In reality, however, it is the goods which are cheap in the one case, and dear in the other.

But I suspect there's much more we're going to discover about Sarah Palin and her nearest and dearest in the coming weeks.

This victory has now got him associated with Bengal, cricket and Kolkata which makes SRK even dearer in this part of the country.

Fully comprehensive may work out dearer in insurance premiums, but it does provide the most cover and peace of mind for your caravan.

Grain, the food of the common people, is dearer in Scotland than in England, whence Scotland receives almost every year very large supplies.

In 3% of cases dear for is used

We paid dear for any advance we made.

Thanks very much dear for the appreciation.

My one friend has been my dearest for years.

Thank you dear for their work, each such work -- this is another in a coffin of Turkey.

The toll is sacrificing all he knows, all he holds dear for all that he needs and can become.

Not Bound By Ties Of Defilements Others then do not make dear for hard? s the parting from them.

He will risk his life, the lives of his family, everything he holds dear for the one thing he holds sacred - the truth.

In total, they have been away from their nearest and dearest for a month and are eager to be back among their loved ones.

We must all live and learn; and I think that my little boy will be careful, after this, not to pay too dear for his whistles.

The retired and on a fixed income citizens are the ones who are going to pay dear for those who refuse to have good work ethics.

In 3% of cases dear of is used

He was my cousin and the dearest of people to me.

The dearest of buildings in the sight of Allah are these mosques.

Ladies and gentlemen, the dearest of our many freedoms is under attack.

He was Custer's dearest of all friends on earth; he was the bravest and gentlest of men.

These precious truths are the dearest of old friends, friends even closer than brothers.

When we scrutinize you, the dearest of you to us are the most truthful of you in speech.

But if a woman suspects her nearest and dearest of being unfaithful, she's correct a whopping 85 percent of the time.

By Allah, there was no city more hateful to me than your city, but (now) your city has become the dearest of all cities to me.

With so much of buzz around the malls today, it is no surprise that the best of malls will also command the dearest of rentals.

There are occasions when one feels that one is fed up with everything, and gets disgusted even with the dearest of possessions.

In 1% of cases dear as is used

The princess was grief-stricken at losing the flower, which she held very dear as a present from her charming prince.

Man, it's not hard, so why do they use all these complicated tactics? I used to hold You dear as a musician, but now I will.

His subsequent marriages were primarily to form alliances with his nearest and dearest as well as with more remote followers.

In 1% of cases dear at is used

This powder is dear at 45, but will last an age.

My dearest at home; some things are a matter of life and death.

I'd personally love to take a Splash Tour, but they're a bit dear at 20.

Dearest at home, you would be proud of me; I have not let him leave me behind by more than 10 metres and in each case I have caught up.

Speculation means buying something cheap in bulk at a time and selling it dear at another and, thus, controlling the whole market to achieve personal gains.

Comment By: at a loss for words * Dear at a loss for words: It can certainly feel like an unchangeable situation, but as James says, it's never too late to start changing things in your home.

In 1% of cases dear by is used

Petrol will cost now dearer by Rs.

Speed News Petrol will cost now dearer by Rs.

He was very handsome and striking and held very dear by his family.

During the week under review, vegetables overall became dearer by 14.

As per data from the Ministry of Commerce, vegetables became dearer by 14.

The cost of pilgrimage coming up in September is set to become dearer by as much as Rs 25,000.

The base version, the EXi, is dearer by Rs 19,000 while the GXi version now costs Rs 16,000 more.

Before that, prices were raised on Sep 18 -- furnace oil went dearer by Tk 8 per litre while it was Tk 5 for all other fuel.

While small cars are likely to get dearer by between Rs 2,500 and Rs 8,000, two-wheeler prices are likely to move up by between Rs 500 and Rs 2,000.

They then submitted a request for more information (so got another quote this one now was dearer by $1000 (again added cost to him for the fee of getting a quote $100).