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Homework Help: English

Posted by John on Sunday, June 7, 2009 at 9:51pm.

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?)

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