prevent from, prevent to
Prevent is followed by the preposition from, not to.
- Nothing will prevent my credit card company from sending a monthly statement.
- The lengthy discussion at the annual general meeting prevented Monique from catching the six o’clock flight.
Copyright notice for Writing Tips Plus
© His Majesty the King in Right of Canada, represented by the Minister of Public Services and Procurement
A tool created and made available online by the Translation Bureau, Public Services and Procurement Canada