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what are the prepositions I can use with the verb influence?

Please give the examples with meanings
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The verb influence is strictly transitive, so it doesn't use a preposition, except in the passive voice, where only by is possible.

Rap music has heavily influenced me.
I have been heavily influenced by rap music.

As for the noun form, there are a number of possibilities. The online Merriam Webster dictionary has many examples.

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/influence
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Her personal problems played no influence upon her decision to resign. In the sentence above, would it be wrong to replacee the preposition upon with on?
addyaddyIn the sentence above, would it be wrong to replacee the preposition upon with on?
No, it wouldn't be wrong. On and upon are often interchangeable.
Thank you for this. May I please also ask which of these is the correct usage?:

Theatre and stage design were enormously influential on the other arts in the Eighteenth Century....

or

Theatre and stage design were enormously influential to the other arts in the Eighteenth Century....

Many thanks.
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On, not to.
Hi Clive

Many thanks for this. My PhD Supervisor has been rightfully vindicated.

Thanks again.

Craig
He got job....influence..optn by with on in.konsa optn tekh hai
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He got the job with influence.
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