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English definition of “in”

in

preposition (RESULT)    /ɪn/
B2 used when referring to something that is done as a result of something else : I'd like to do something for you in return / exchange for everything you've done for me. The changes are in response to demand from our customers . He refused to say anything in reply to the journalists ' questions .Outcomes and consequences Grammar:In, intoIn and into are prepositions.Grammar:In, into: position and directionWe use in to talk about where something is in relation to a larger area around it:Grammar:Into: enthusiasm, interestWe use be into to express enthusiasm or strong interest for something:Grammar:Change into, turn intoWe use into after verbs describing change:Grammar:In: phrasal verbsWe use in to make a number of phrasal verbs:
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