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what is the correct usage of the words " in" and "into"?

Let's go ________ the lobby to wait for them. (in, into)

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  1. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Yes, this one can cause difficulty! Please see the following:

    1. http://www.mtannoyances.com/?p=233

    2. http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Writing/d.html

    3. http://gmat-grammar.blogspot.com/2007/03/different-from-vs-different-than.html

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  2. OOps! Sorry, I didn't realize you had a 2nd posting! This one, obviously, belongs to the first post!

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  3. Here is the one for this post!

    1. http://trc.ucdavis.edu/bajaffee/SAS90B/Course%20Content/Grammar%20Syllabus/in%20vs%20into.htm

    2. http://www.englishforums.com/English/IntoVsInTo/bqdbp/Post.htm

    3. (part II): http://en.allexperts.com/q/General-Writing-Grammar-680/vs-3.htm

    With motion into a room, building, usually "into."

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