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A preposition is a word governing, and usually preceding, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element in the clause.

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In your second example, 'the topic of' is very much superfluous; 'regarding' is more appropriate in your letter because you are replying in regard to something, whilst 'on the topic of' is more someth …
answered May 30 by ben
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In this context, 'pencil', like 'ink', is a material. You can use in with materials, but it wouldn't make sense for something to be in a pencil. 'A pencil' refers to the tool, and so one uses 'with' i …
answered May 30 by ben