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    Which is correct?
    1 the hottest day of the year
    2 the hottest day in the year
    3 the hottest day of the year so far
    4 the hottest day in the year so far
    Thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by English4everyone View Post
    Which is correct?
    1 the hottest day of the year
    2 the hottest day in the year
    3 the hottest day of the year so far
    4 the hottest day in the year so far
    Thank you
    The usual preposition is "of".

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    The usual preposition is "of".
    So, (in) is not wrong. It is just better to use (of) gramatically. Am I right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by English4everyone View Post
    So, (in) is not wrong. It is just better to use (of) gramatically. Am I right?
    Yes, you are right. It's not wrong grammatically, it's just that we tend not to say it like that.

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