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  1. FW
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    Can one say:
    I got an A for Physics.
    instead of:
    I got an A in Physics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FW
    Can one say:
    I got an A for Physics.
    instead of:
    I got an A in Physics.
    I am wholly unfamiliar with the first one. It is more likely to be used here (USA) in the context of a purchase or trade.

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    In BE, you can say 'for Physics'.

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    It might be an AE/BE difference.

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    #5
    I think so. In fact 'for' is probably more common.

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