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    Default I don't know the meaning of "in"

    Overdoing it and improper diet often play a role.
    For others, genetic factors or allergies factor in

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    Default Re: I don't know the meaning of "in"

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered
    Overdoing it and improper diet often play a role.
    For others, genetic factors or allergies factor in
    It isn't the word "in" that is relevant here. The term "actor in" is a phrasal verb which means "play a part in" or "have to do with (something)" or "play a role in (something)" or "have a relevant role in". Genetic factors and allergies are an important part of whatever it is.

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