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    in connecting people

    “Britain invented the railway, and it changed the world more than any one thing in connecting people before the Internet.”


    Source:
    http://www.newsweek.com/roger-daltre...al-tour-369828


    What does 'in connecting people' mean here?
    By connecting people?




    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    Re: in connecting people

    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie..._1#term_1__347
    Having read the above, I think 'in' here means 'in terms of' instead of 'by', but I am not a teacher.

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