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    Question What part of speech is the first 'in'? Can you diagram this sentence?

    What part of speech is the first 'in' in:
    "Thanks for stepping in in John's absence."

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    Re: What part of speech is the first 'in'? Can you diagram this sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by papermusic View Post
    What part of speech is the first 'in' in:
    "Thanks for stepping in in John's absence."

    -Andy
    Welcome to the forums, papermusic. The first "in" is part of the phrasal verb "step in".
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