Is on behalf a preposition or pronoun?
The term 'on behalf' is a prepositional phrase; the noun 'behalf' is the object of the preposition 'on'. The noun 'behalf' is a word for the benefit or the interest of; a word for a thing. A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun in a sentence. ...
Asked in Elections and Voting
Who votes for laws in congress-individual voters or their representatives?
Laws from Congress come from the votes of Representatives (On behalf of the People) and from the votes of the Senate (On behalf of the States). ...
Asked in Citizenship and Marriage
Could you write a petition to the Canadian Immigration for citizenship on behalf of your father who died and was a citizen of that country?
Petitions should not come from dead people, or be written on behalf of dead people. Only the living can petition. Write a petition on behalf of yourself. ...
Asked in Ghosts
Can a ghost come back in revenge on behalf of a living person?
There no evidence that a ghost ever came back, and no evidence that a ghost came back in revenge on behalf of a living person. ...
Asked in English Language, Word and Phrase Origins
When do you use the phrases on your behalf and in your behalf?
You use on your behalf when you are representing me and in your behalf when you do not want to put a lot of emphasis on what you are saying. ...
What is another word for behalf?
If you mean "behalf" as in "the interests of a person, group or principle" - some other words could be: sake, stead, benefit, advantage... I don't know if that was what you were looking for, though... ...