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Preposition
Expressing the situation of being enclosed or surrounded by something
“The new batteries are now in the remote control so there's no reason it shouldn't work.”
Preposition
Expressing motion with the result of being within or surrounded by something
“Isaac was seen to get in the back of the cab.”
Preposition
Expressing a period of time during which an event happens or a situation remains the case
“The fund has performed very well in the past.”
Preposition
Expressing the length of time before a future event is expected to happen
“Tommy will start school in one and a half years.”
Preposition
(of a series or film) Appearing in
“You may remember Troy McClure in nature films like Earwigs, Eww! and Man vs. Nature.”
Preposition
Expressing the fact of being covered or submerged in
“I was drenched in sweat after my workout.”
Preposition
For each or for every
“Perhaps only one in twenty of the city's adult residents have actually been born here.”
Preposition
Via a source of entry
“The guests came in the door one by one.”
Adverb
Expressing movement with the result of being enclosed or surrounded
“My mother decided to walk in without knocking.”
Adverb
At, within, or to a short distance or time
“Our men were in position as the invaders closed in.”
Adverb
At one's home or place of work
“My neighbor was in at the time.”
Adverb
(of the tide) Rising in level
“The tide came in and flooded the surrounding areas.”
Adverb
Arrived at a particular location
“We'll have to hurry to the station before the train is in.”
Adjective
Present at one's home or office
“My dad isn't in right now.”
Adjective
Characteristic of a popular trend or style
“These pants were the in thing at the time.”
Adjective
To be within the social circle of
“I was in with people of influence and was determined to make the most of it.”
Noun
The power to direct the thinking or behavior of others, usually indirectly
“Her years of experience with the agency gives her a tremendous in as a lobbyist.”
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