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    Using "in" or "of"

    Dear Teachers

    In the following sentence, should I use "of" or "in"? Or both are correct, but different meanings? Please advise.


    Moody's downgrade of the UK followed the release of the real GDP figures for Q4 2012 showing a contracting of 0.3% quarter-on-quarter, confirming the persistent weakness of/in UK economic performance.


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    Re: Using "in" or "of"

    Both prepositions are acceptable and there is no difference in meaning.

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