Which one of the following is correct?

  1. Be the reason of someone's smile.

  2. Be the reason of someone smile.

Million of thanks.

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    (2) does not make sense. Apr 10, 2020 at 11:35
  • I would prefer "for" to "of". In the second you could also change "smile" to "to smile".
    – Peter
    Jan 28, 2021 at 11:04

1 Answer 1


I agree with Kate Bunting's comment that the second sentence does not make sense. The first sentence is having an apostrophe(') which indicates possession “person's smile = smile of a person”. Thus, in my opinion, it makes the first sentence more meaningful.

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