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Complaint with vs. complaint about #1 (permalink) Tue Sep 05, 2006 20:15 pm   Complaint with vs. complaint about
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #97 "Common English phrases with prepositions", question 7

There have been many complaints ......... your behavior.

(a) with
(b) of
(c) about
(d) for

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #97 "Common English phrases with prepositions", answer 7

There have been many complaints about your behavior.

Correct answer: (c) about

Your answer was: incorrect
There have been many complaints with your behavior.
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Hi, is it possible to say "with your behaviour" or it is totally wrong? Tks.
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Complaint with vs. complaint about #2 (permalink) Wed Sep 06, 2006 14:02 pm   Complaint with vs. complaint about
 

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I will not say that no one uses with + object, but the correct formation is complaint about.

I filed a complaint with the manager about his behaviour.
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