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    Smile Sorry I didn't introduce you in there

    Hello,

    In an American TV series-Good Wife, some lawyers were having a meeting. After meeting, Alicia stopped Wil, who chaired the meeting just now.

    Will said, "Sorry, I didn't introduce you in there".

    I wonder why "in" was applied in the sentence. My teacher said it is not necessary to add in for here, there, etc.

    Please advise.

    Thank you!

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    Re: Sorry I didn't introduce you in there

    Presumably, they had met in a room. They are not in the room now. 'in' is appropriate.
    It's common to use prepositions to modify 'there' - "in there", "over there on the road", "out there in the yard", "up there in the sky"...

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    Re: Sorry I didn't introduce you in there

    It's not "to introduce in" + location "there", it's "to introduce" + location "in there".

    Sorry I didn't introduce you while we were in there.
    Sorry I didn't introduce you while we were in that room.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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