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    Question in ( in the mirror)

    I looked up 'askew' in the Cambridge Dictionary, and I got an example sentence as below.

    My hat was askew so I adjusted it in the mirror.
    Does 'mirror' always go with 'in'? Can I say 'I adjusted it with the mirror'?

    The preposition - in sounds unnatural to the ear of this non-native speaker?

    Thanks!
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    Re: in ( in the mirror)

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    I looked up 'askew' in the Cambridge Dictionary, and I got an example sentence as below.



    Does 'mirror' always go with 'in'? Can I say 'I adjusted it with the mirror'?

    The preposition - in sounds unnatural to the ear of this non-native speaker?

    Thanks!
    just a student.
    Despite the fact that "on" sounds more ''logic'' (a 2-d object, a surface...) for non-natives, my teacher told me that things are always ''in the mirror''.
    just a student.

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    Re: in ( in the mirror)

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    just a student.
    Despite the fact that "on" sounds more ''logic'' (a 2-d object, a surface...) for non-natives, my teacher told me that things are always ''in the mirror''.
    just a student.
    Thank you very much for your help, Jctgf.

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