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    Ministries of Irrigation and Public Works Departments have often

    Ministries of Irrigation and Public Works Departments have often been the instrument ......... which public policy to settle new lands, stabilize water availability, redress drought conditions, and enhance agricultural productivity is implemented.

    1. in
    2. from
    3. through
    4. into


    Can we use say that both #2 and 3 are correct?

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    Re: Ministries of Irrigation and Public Works Departments have often

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Ministries of Irrigation and Public Works Departments have often been the instrument ......... which public policy to settle new lands, stabilize water availability, redress drought conditions, and enhance agricultural productivity is implemented.

    1. in
    2. from
    3. through
    4. into


    Can we use say that both #2 and 3 are correct?
    I'd use "by".

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    Re: Ministries of Irrigation and Public Works Departments have often

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Ministries of Irrigation and Public Works Departments have often been the instrument ......... which public policy to settle new lands, stabilize water availability, redress drought conditions, and enhance agricultural productivity is implemented.

    1. in
    2. from
    3. through
    4. into


    Can we use say that both #2 and 3 are correct?
    Of the listed options, I would choose 3. I also like "by".

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    Re: Ministries of Irrigation and Public Works Departments have often

    Would you please kindly elaborate on your reason?

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    Re: Ministries of Irrigation and Public Works Departments have often

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Would you please kindly elaborate on your reason?
    Both "through" and "by" can deal with the way something gets done.

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