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    #1

    within/in/for period of time

    Which of these prepositions is correct?

    I did it in a short period of time.

    I did it within a short period of time.

    I did it for a short period of time.

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    Re: within/in/for period of time

    They are all correct (but don't mean the same).

    In what context do you want to use these expressions?

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    #3

    Re: within/in/for period of time

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    They are all correct (but don't mean the same).

    In what context do you want to use these expressions?
    We had many works to finish in/for/within the short period of time.

    Is it also alright with you, if you could please tell me when to use them properly?

    Thank you so much!

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    Re: within/in/for period of time

    Quote Originally Posted by enthusiastic learner View Post
    We had many works to finish in/for/within the short period of time.

    Is it also alright with you, if you could please tell me when to use them properly?

    Thank you so much!
    "We had a lot of work to finish in/within the short period of time."

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