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Do we have to say "protest against or about or at something"?

We can't say protest something, can we?

Do we say the same towards a person?

To protest against someone and so on.

In other words the verb "protest" always have a prepostion to follow.

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It's "protest against" a person or, more often, a thing
or "protest about" a thing
or "protest" (no preposition) a thing.

healerIn other words the verb "protest" always have has a preposition to follow.

Not true. "protest" is very frequently followed by its object with no preposition between.

CJ

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I've tried to put one there several times, but it never works.

CJ

But why for other members it works?

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But why does it work for other members? it works?

It worked this time. Hurry and take a look, because I'm not leaving it up there for more than a few hours.

CJ

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