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Using in as a preposition
- Jack is in the office today. The office surrounds Jack.
- The pen is in the desk drawer. The desk drawer is the enclosure of the pen.
- We went to Rome in July.
- I was pretty busy in the morning, so I relaxed in the afternoon.
- The Beatles were quite popular in the 1960’s.
- I’ll be there in 10 minutes.
- The repair work should be finished in a week.
- I cooked dinner in 20 minutes! It took 20 minutes to cook dinner.
- He finished the race in two hours. It was a record!
- Jack is in his late twenties.
- Lori and Nick are so in love!
- All of bottles are in line with the front of the shelf.
- Michael works in international education.
- Jane has been working in sales for a long time.
- In that opera, they sing in Italian.
- That symphony is in the key of G minor.
Using in as an adverb
- The fresh air blew in.
- Come in! The door is open.
- The door was broken, and we were locked in.
- I got in late this morning, but the boss wasn’t so upset.
- What time does your train get in?
Using in as an adjective
- I’m sorry, Jack’s not in today. He’s home with a cold.
- I won’t be in tomorrow. I have to take my car for service.
- In the 1980’s, big shoulder pads were in.
- Smoking cigarettes was in during the last century, but these days fewer and fewer people are smoking.
Using in plus with as a noun
- Bob has an in with the manager because he is married to the manager’s cousin.
- I may be able to help you. I have an in with someone in the music business.
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