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Hundreds of hotels in the United States offer the service for $7.99 to $8.99 per workout.


Why doesn't it offer from $7.99 to $8.99?
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Hello again!

I think you can say as follows if you like it.
Hotels offer the service for from $8.0 to $9.0 per workout.
But to me doubling two prepositions ("for from") sounds a little awkward.

In English you can express a value range by either "from X to Y" or "X to Y".
The price is from $8.0 to $9.0.
The price is $8.0 to $9.0.

paco
Hotels offer the service for from $8.0 to $9.0 per workout.
But to me doubling two prepositions ("for from") sounds a little awkward.


Yes, in that case it's simply not right. But there are many examples that have two prepositions combined in a phrasal verb. For example, "Paco, thanks for stoppping by on this forum." Or "The romance has dissipated as if a rug is pulled out from under love."

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I understand what you said, Paco.

Re-read my original example sentence, would you say that a typo?

Hello Pastel

Yes you are right. We can use doubled prepositions in English. And your phrase 'offer the service for from $X to $Y' is also grammatical. What I would like to say was that 'offer the service for $X to $Y' (quoted in your original question) is also right and sounds simpler.

paco
Pastel, in you two examples, the first preposition belongs to a phrasal verb, maybe that's why it doesn't sound awkward?
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Why doesn't it offer from $7.99 to $8.99?


I'd go with ellipsis:

. . . offer the services for (the amount of) $7.99 (up) to (the amount of) $8.99 per workout.
1- How much do those hotles offer the service for?
2- How much do those hotles offer the service?

Can I drop "for" at the end?
the first preposition belongs to a phrasal verb.


Hi,

I didn't know the first preposition belongs to a phrasal verb. Here's my point. "The hotels offers the service" is a complete sentence already. I'd call what we've added to the end of the sentence prepositional phrase, so it would make more sense if I said "from *** to ***".

The price of service is offered from $10 to $15. Is this one wrong?

Pastel
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