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    (in) imitating

    A did a great job imitating B's writing.
    A did a great job in imitating B's writing.

    What's the difference?
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    Re: (in) imitating

    Hi Maybo,

    There is no difference in meaning. I would prefer the 'in' to be 'of (A did a great job of imitating B's writing). However, I think you would hear native speakers using all three possibilities.

    Hope this helps,

    Sue

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