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1. Korea lost at the soccer game by 1:2.
2. Korea lost in the scooer game by 1:2.

(Which preposition do we have to use? Are both right?)


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English - Ms. Sue, Sunday, June 7, 2009 at 9:46pm
We usually don't use any preposition. We say: Korea lost the soccer game by 1 to 2.
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Thank you.

What about the following?

1. Korea was defeated at the soccer game by Japan by 1:2.

2. Korea ws defeated in the soccer game by Japan by 1:2.

(Which preposition should be used? Are both OK here?)

  • English - ,

    Both are correct.

    We might also say,

    Korea was defeated by the Japanese soccer team by a score of 1 to 2.

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