Hi, allIn everyday speech, we fall into some bad habits, using prepositions where they are not necessary. It would be a good idea to eliminate these words altogether, but we must be especially careful not to use them in formal, academic prose.
up withthe new coach in the hallway.
This paragraph comes from here.
Is it true that native-speaker like to use meet up with rather than meet in spoken English? If so, is it because you have considered it idiomatic usage?
(Why I ask this is because I am taught that native-speaker always prefer using as simple/concise the sentence as possible. I wonder if this is an exception?)