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    Use of the word "in"

    Hi everyone!

    Are the sentences below correct?

    > I know of a solution in problems like these.

    > I know of a solution in a problem like this.

    Many thanks!

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    Re: Use of the word "in"

    In certain cases 'in' would work here, but I think more common (and probably what you're actually trying to say) is 'to' ->
    "solution to problems"
    "solution to a problem"

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    Re: Use of the word "in"

    Hi Sato!

    You're right. My bad. I used the incorrect preposition. I checked it out and it should be "solution to".

    Would you be so kind enough to cite some examples in regard to my thread?

    Many thanks!

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    Re: Use of the word "in"

    You're welcome

    Sorry I don't quite understand your request, what exactly would you like examples of? 'Solution', 'in', or something else?

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