Prepositions after "sift"
sift through, from, thru, about or around?
|In 89% of cases sift through is used|
|sifting through every combination by hand would have taken months.|
|If people don't lock up garbage cans, bears will sift through the trash.|
|See this article and, if possible, sift through other relevant articles.|
|The voters then sift through it all and decide what's relevant to them and what isn't.|
|After sifting through their website I thought this would be an interesting service to share with you.|
|You must have somebody who is able to sift through the plethora of good ideas and recognise the really great one.|
|How could they leave it out? This was storytelling gold, and yet the filmmakers let it sift through their fingers.|
|She was clearly sifting through the scents to the one which would tell her who the maker of the gruesome object was.|
|Studio executives have been huddled in meetings since Monday, sifting through potential scripts that can be tweaked.|
|If you sift through old comics and magazines to find your images for button making then the rotary cutter is excellent.|
|In 3% of cases sift from is used|
|It is like gold being panned or sifted from sand and they appreciate this by the smiles on their faces as if they have acquired a lot of jewellery or treasure.|
|In 3% of cases sift thru is used|
|Posted by: Walt September 16, 2012, 5:07 pm 5:07 pm Getting kind of hard to sift thru all the wingnut comments but I have to agree.|
|In 1% of cases sift around is used|
|I worked the afternoon/evening shift, so missed most of these but I still managed to have some great chats with people there -- its amazing who I'd find sifting around the corridors at night.|
|In 1% of cases sift for is used|
|I only say this because I receive a lot of newsletters via email and tend to sift for content and immediately block out the sales pitches.|
|In 1% of cases sift into is used|
|By early evening people had started to sift into the ballroom of the Commodore where official tabulators kept the huge Scoreboard supplied with the latest figures to the very end.|
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