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    #1

    "In" vs "of"

    Which one is correct in the following sentence, in or of?

    1- Tottenham is the best team in English Premier League 2020.

    2- Tottenham is the best team of English Premier League 2020.

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    #2

    Re: "In" vs "of"

    Quote Originally Posted by Banglardon View Post
    1- Tottenham is the best team in the English Premier League in 2020.

    2- Tottenham is the best team of English Premier League 2020.
    See above.
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    Re: "In" vs "of"

    Thank you. I think it is right to say "Tottenham is the best team of 2020" because I have heard this here many times. So could you please explain why you said "....best team in the English premier league in 2020"?

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    Re: "In" vs "of"

    The sentence has no meaning – whether you use 'in' or 'of'.

    The team is called Tottenham Hotspur.

    It is a team in the English Premier League — currently at the top of the league, but this could change as early as Saturday this week.

    The season is only halfway through and will not end until May 2021.

    2020 still has five weeks to run.

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    Re: "In" vs "of"

    Thank you Rover for you explanation. But I want to know if it is right say of 2020 or in 2020.

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    Re: "In" vs "of"

    GoesStation answered that in post #2.

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    Re: "In" vs "of"

    Quote Originally Posted by Banglardon View Post
    Thank you Rover for you explanation. But I want to know if it is right say of 2020 or in 2020.
    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    GoesStation answered that in post #2.
    To be fair to the OP, GS wasn't answering the question about "best team of/in 2020" in post 2. He was answering in relation to "... the best team in the English Premier League in/of 2020".

    Both "They were the best team in 2020" and "They were the best team of 2020" are grammatically correct and possible.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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