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    Could someone here explains a little bit why it is "in", not "of" in the following sentence?

    Most users report a significant decrease in download speeds

    When should I use "in"?

    Thanks!

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    Default Re: why use "in" here

    Quote Originally Posted by fedora View Post
    Could someone here explains a little bit why it is "in", not "of" in the following sentence?

    Most users report a significant decrease in download speeds

    When should I use "in"?

    Thanks!
    I think you mean 'download speed'. "download speeds" would mean you are talking about different available speeds: normal, fast, faster, fastest, etc.

    This is a little complicated and you could use "of" in that sentence, but we tend to use "in" when talking about changes in speed.

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