It’s okay to end a sentence with a preposition

“My mother always told me I shouldn’t end a sentence with a preposition.”

I don’t agree with that client’s mother. 

It is okay to end a sentence with a preposition. At least, it’s okay most of the time. Because, as Grammar Girl says, it doesn’t sound natural to say things like “On what did you step?” instead of “What did you step on?”

Susan B. Weiner, CFA

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