Hi guys 👋🏻
Yesterday I posted a quiz where the correct answer was b) ✔️
“Two guards prevented the thief from stealing the car.”
Let me explain to you why 🙌🏻
🌀 TO PREVENT means to stop something from happening or someone from doing something.
🔺We can prevent something (not let something happen).
✅ Let me explain once again to prevent confusion.
✅ I wish I could prevent that accident.
✅ He was taking antibiotics to prevent pneumonia.
🔺 We can prevent something or someone FROM something.
✅ Heavy rain prevented the competition from happening.
✅ The police prevented the murderer from killing one more person.
✅ This treatment can prevent the disease from developing.
So, have you memorized?
PREVENT (someone/something) + FROM + V-ing
❌ He was prevented to come. - WRONG!
✅ He was prevented from coming. - CORRECT!
I hope this post will PREVENT YOU FROM MAKING any mistakes with this word in the future 😉
❓ Is it clear?