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    If not for....determination pushing


    In the following second sentence, I thought there should be the preposition "in" before the word "pushing"....

    All the successful scientists have a determination to see their experiments through. If not for their determination pushing their limits, we would not be able to enjoy.....

    Is it correct the way it's been written? Should there be "in" before the word pushing, or both are correct?

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    Re: If not for....determination pushing

    I would use in too. It sounds odd without it to me.

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