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    Default In versus Into

    What is the difference between in and into?
    For example, in this particular case, would you say :
    "I was putting much hope in this." or "I was putting much hope into this."

    Hope someone can help me!

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    Default Re: In versus Into

    'Into' shows movement. 'In' can show movement or location. Where the mopvement is emphasised, then 'into' is often used.. Here, with the verb 'putting', I would use 'into'.

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    Hey thanks!

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    You're welcome.

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