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    Should one say
    New York is out of Europe.
    or
    New York is outside Europe.

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    Default Re: outside

    Quote Originally Posted by shori
    Should one say
    New York is out of Europe.
    or
    New York is outside Europe.
    X is out of Y implies that X used to be inside Y, like this,

    EX: They are out of the cage.
    EX: They are out of the game.
    EX: They are out of here.

    New York is outside (of) Europe. :D

    Better: New York is inside North America. :D

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