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    Is "in" overused ?

    Is "in" overused in the below paragraph?

    Shall we see what the weather will be like tomorrow? Well, it will be rainy in the morning in southern Oregon and windy in northern Oregon. In the afternoon, The South will see cloudy weather with some rain later in the day. Northern Oregon will also see rain turning to snow and quite windy, with winds coming from the North-East.

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    Re: Is "in" overused ?

    No. The paragraph is fine as it is.

    Don't worry about the multiple use of small words like in.

    In normal speech it will not be noticed by most people.

    Rover

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    Re: Is "in" overused ?

    I quite agree - especially in this context. A weather forecast is bound to be full of adverbial phrases of time and place (and sometimes even of manner - eg 'coming down in buckets' ).

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