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    Which preposition is appropriate?

    Which preposition is appropriate and why?
    Hurry up, we have to go ______ five minutes.
    a) in
    b) by


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    Re: Which preposition is appropriate?

    Quote Originally Posted by mfhaq77 View Post
    Which preposition is appropriate and why?
    Hurry up, we have to go ______ five minutes.
    a) in
    b) by
    As always in these questions, we appreciate the questioner making an attempt to answer the question.

    Which do you think should be used?

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    Re: Which preposition is appropriate?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    As always in these questions, we appreciate the questioner making an attempt to answer the question.

    Which do you think should be used?
    It might be by, (I'm not sure)


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    Re: Which preposition is appropriate?

    In fact it should be "in [time]".

    You might find this site helpful with prepositions: Prepositions of Time, Place, and to Introduce Objects

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