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  1. Key Member
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    #1

    In or at

    Hi guys,

    Do we need to say "He is very good at doing this or in doing this" and "He is good in doing it from his left or at doing this from his left hand"?

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    #2

    Re: In or at

    Usually, one is good at doing something.

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    Re: In or at

    So "in" should be avoided.

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    #4

    Re: In or at

    The Longman dictionary says "shine at/in" means "very good at".
    You may consider it if you want to use "in".

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