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His salary is too low to support his family.
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His salary is too low to support his family on.
  • CK
  • Jun 29th 2011, 14:53
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  • CK
  • Jun 29th 2011, 14:54
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His salary is too low to support his family on.

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Jun 29th 2011, 13:46
did you add "on" in order to express a future continuity of the situation?
Jun 29th 2011, 14:43
No, the "on" is more correct in my opinion.

"I can't support them on a worker's salary."

can be written as

"My worker's salary is not enough to support them on."

Don't know all the technicalities of the grammar here, but I believe this to hold.

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