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    crucial

    Hi there,

    What is the difference between 'crucial to' and 'crucial in'?

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    Re: crucial

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,

    What is the difference between 'crucial to' and 'crucial in'?

    Tks
    pete
    Dear Pete:

    The cooperation of both parties was crucial in getting the legislation passed.

    The cooperation of both parties was crucial to the passage of the legislation.

    Your participation was crucial in convincing the director to accept our plan.

    Your participation was crucial to the success of our plan.

    Crucial in a process
    Crucial to an outcome

    I hope this is helpful,

    Petra

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