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    "in" or "of"

    Which sentence is better?

    A)Tom is the best student in New York City.

    B)Tom is the best student of New York City.

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    Re: "in" or "of"

    It depends. In the second he could be from NY, but studying elsewehere.


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    Re: "in" or "of"

    Thanks

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