What part of speech is “hinder”

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the verb form of hinder means to impede progress or to delay something/someone. It is most often used with the preposition ‘from’ when used as a verb; for example, 'His lack of experience hindered him from getting the job.'

it is always used with an object; it cannot be used without one. It is usually followed by an accompanying word or phrase that expresses the affect that is being hindered, either by another person, event, or thing.

1. The bad weather hindered us from finishing the construction project.

2. The bureaucracy of our institution hindered progress on the project.

3. Her lack of confidence hindered her from achieving her goals.

common mistakes include not using the verb ‘hinder’ with an object, as well as using it in the wrong context, e.g. using ‘hinder’ instead of ‘prevent’ or ‘stop.’

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