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    inherent in/to

    Is it irrelevant whether one uses "in" or "to" after "inherent"?

    I think one uses "to" when the word that follows is a noun. For example, "injuries are inherent to sport."

    "In" comes before a verb, I think. For example, "discrimination is inherent in selecting national teams."

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    Re: inherent in/to

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    Is it irrelevant whether one uses "in" or "to" after "inherent"?

    I think one uses "to" when the word that follows is a noun. For example, "injuries are inherent to sport."

    "In" comes before a verb, I think. For example, "discrimination is inherent in selecting national teams."

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    Those sound like good word combinations for "inherent" to me, yes.

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    Re: inherent in/to

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    Is it irrelevant whether one uses "in" or "to" after "inherent"?

    I think one uses "to" when the word that follows is a noun. For example, "injuries are inherent to sport."

    "In" comes before a verb, I think. For example, "discrimination is inherent in selecting national teams."

    Thanks.
    Yes, you are right.

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