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In light of a certain thread, could "in" be substituted for "of" in "the closure of national parks?Failure to extend funding could mean furloughs for tens of thousands of agency employees and lead to the closure of national parks, the loss of regional tourism dollars and the cessation of permitting for oil and gas drilling, mining, recreation and other public land uses.
So, despite that another thread in post #1, "of" cannot be replaced by "in"?
(My newbie status prevents me from posting links directly. So I have to give the link in a roundabout way.)
Add "www" to this link----> usingenglish.com/forum/ask-teacher/152641-interchangeability.html
That thread was about 'increase'; this thread is about 'closure'. Different prepositions go with different nouns: