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in 4 years from now? #1 (permalink) Sat Aug 07, 2010 6:59 am   in 4 years from now?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #857 "Rewriting Sentences (6)", question 8

I'm going to move to Italy ......... four years.
I plan to move to Italy four years from now.

(a) since
(b) when
(c) in
(d) for

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #857 "Rewriting Sentences (6)", answer 8

I'm going to move to Italy in four years.
I plan to move to Italy four years from now.

Correct answer: (c) in

Your answer was: incorrect
I'm going to move to Italy for four years.
I plan to move to Italy four years from now.
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in 4 years from now? #2 (permalink) Sat Aug 07, 2010 15:23 pm   in 4 years from now?
 

Because 'in 4 years' means '4 years from now'. 'In' is the preposition we use to introduce a future point of time.
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