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    #1

    verbs+in

    Hello friends,

    I have a question: Can we use the preposition "in" in this sentence?

    I'm thinking in going back to my country

    or should I say I'm thinking of going back to my country.

    I think second one is better but can I also use "in"?

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    #2

    Re: verbs+in

    Using in there is incorrect.

    "I'm thinking of going back to my country" is correct.

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    #3

    Re: verbs+in

    but what if I say

    my purpose in sending this document to you....

    is it correct?

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    #4

    Re: verbs+in

    Quote Originally Posted by egerol1 View Post
    but what if I say

    my purpose in sending this document to you....

    is it correct?
    Yes, it's correct, but it has nothing to so with the question you asked.
    'purpose' is a noun.
    Of course you can have a verb + in, as in your topic: "I sleep in this bed."

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