In\During

I worked there ___ the summer.


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elyas.shamal

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No, they are not, but it can be a bit tricky. During refers to what happened while a certain amount of time has passed. In focuses more on the specific amount of time that has passed.

Examples:

  • He did it during the summer.
    He did it in five hours.
In the first sentence, we are given a vague idea of when the activity took place. In the second sentence, we are told exactly how long the activity lasted.

How did I do, Teach?

:wink:
it was very good teaching now i know the difference between IN and DURING thank you so much
 

Atchan

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No, they are not, but it can be a bit tricky. During refers to what happened while a certain amount of time has passed. In focuses more on the specific amount of time that has passed.

Examples:

  • He did it during the summer.
    He did it in five hours.

In the first sentence, we are given a vague idea of when the activity took place. In the second sentence, we are told exactly how long the activity lasted.

How did I do, Teach?

:wink:
That is the answer!
 

EngFan

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Both of them are correct.
 

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I voted for either because both of them can be used as preposition to mean(( at some period of time)).
 

lo0o0o0dy20

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i confuse between in and during but i voit during i think its the best ansowr
 

thaiviet287

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It depends on speaker's condition.

If the speaker worked all the summer, the answer is "during".

If the speaker worked several hours or days, we use "in".

:)
 

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How about this?

I worked there all summer long!

Its sound is very emphasis!:-D
 

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During= period of time.
 

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In my opinion "in"
 
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