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    in her age or of her age?

    Dear teachers,
    taken from a conversation about small children..
    She will be glad to have a companion in her age to play with.
    Is the preposition fine or is of more suitable?
    Thank you very much for your time!!!

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    Re: in her age or of her age?

    Quote Originally Posted by katerina.pata View Post
    Dear teachers,
    taken from a conversation about small children..
    She will be glad to have a companion in her age to play with.
    Is the preposition fine or is of more suitable?
    Thank you very much for your time!!!
    'Of' is the correct preposition.

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    Re: in her age or of her age?

    Bhaisahab,
    thank you very much.


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    Re: in her age or of her age?

    She will be glad to have a companion of her own age to play with.

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    #5

    Re: in her age or of her age?

    David L.,
    thank you for your help!!!

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