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    notletrest is offline Senior Member
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    55.in or by

    He managed to find a boat in which they could get to the island. "
    Can we use by instead of in?What's your idea?Thanks!

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    Re: 55.in or by

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    He managed to find a boat in which they could get to the island. "
    Can we use by instead of in?What's your idea?Thanks!
    No, in this sentence "in which" is better than "by".

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    Re: 55.in or by

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    No, in this sentence "in which" is better than "by".
    How about 'on which'?

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    Re: 55.in or by

    Quote Originally Posted by philadelphia View Post
    How about 'on which'?
    You could use "on", but I prefer "in".

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    Re: 55.in or by

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    You could use "on", but I prefer "in".
    In my opinione as for a compositions , we can judge which is better, but for a sentence ,we can only judge which is right,especially in testing. As a teacher , we should think of it.because sometimes, it can decide a man's fate.

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