gryster (gryster) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Henry Ford quote

Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them

A friend of mine asked me if the "in" seemed wrong, and since I couldn't answer I thought I'd ask the brilliant minds here :)

Why use "in trying to solve them" rather than "on trying to solve them"?

-Gry
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