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  1. Anonymous

    end in/ end by[with]

    Hello there!

    Would you tell me the difference in the usage or nuance or whatever between "end in" and "end by[with]"?


  2. RonBee's Avatar
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    "End in" is more likely to refer to duration, while "end by" is more likely to refer to a specific time.

    end in:
    • It is going to end in seven days.

    end by
    • It is going to end by Friday.


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