He had to resign from/resign his position due to the scandal.

Which would you use? Are both of these usages correct?

teacherJapanWhich would you use?

'resign from'

teacherJapanAre both of these usages correct?

Yes. According to Google Ngrams, the usage of 'resign' alone is sharply falling, while the use of 'resign from' is slowly rising. These trends are occurring in both American and British English.

There is no difference in meaning.



They're both possible.

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Thank you very much, CJ.