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Jennifer Lopez
"cared after several generations" or "cared for generation after generation"? Which one is correct? if both, which one sounds better?
Sep 10, 2018 2:14 PM
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Hi, you could use either as part of a sentence: ‘She cared after (or for) several generations/generation after generation of the family’ What sounds better depends on what you want the emphasis to be. The second makes it sound like a very long term commitment - ‘generation after generation’ is stronger than ‘several generations’ in emphasising the length of time involved. The first sounds more natural however, less like hyperbole.
September 10, 2018
The correct expression is "cared for". There's no such phrasal verb as "care after".
September 10, 2018
Jennifer Lopez
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