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    "in" or "with"

    Dear teachers,

    Could you explain to me the choice of the preposition in the following expressions?

    the river abounds in fish
    to abound in courage
    to abounds with evidence
    country abounds in opportunities
    the book abounds with misprints

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V

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    Re: "in" or "with"

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Could you explain to me the choice of the preposition in the following expressions?

    the river abounds in fish
    to abound in courage
    to abound with evidence
    country abounds in opportunities
    the book abounds with misprints

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V
    I would use "with" for all of them.

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