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what preposition come after "obsessed"? I'm a little confused about what preposition comes after adjective "obsessed" As a society, we're obsessed by sex. As a society, we're obsessed with sex. which one is correct?
Aug 31, 2019 3:52 PM
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"obsessed with" is the correct phrase
August 31, 2019
Both "obsessed with" and "obsessed by" are correct. In fiction, "obsessed with" became more common after 1960. Here is a Google N-gram. https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=obsessed+with%2Cobsessed+by&year_start=1800&year_end=2000&corpus=16&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t1%3B%2Cobsessed%20with%3B%2Cc0%3B.t1%3B%2Cobsessed%20by%3B%2Cc0
August 31, 2019
It is correct to say "obsessed with" something. So, "As a society, we're obsessed with sex" would be correct.
August 31, 2019
i saw it with "with" in a book
August 31, 2019
with
August 31, 2019
Milad
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