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    phase of vs phase in

    Hi All, Which is correct and why

    1. She is going through a difficult phase of her life.
    2. She is going through a difficult phase in her life.


    I am very bad at preposition and feel like both are correct . Please explain? Gauri

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    Re: phase of vs phase in

    Certainly both are correct. I have the feeling that 2 is the more natural, but this may be regionalism or a personal idiosyncrasy.

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