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be lacking (in)

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be lacking (in)

Postby Cosmos » Thu Oct 21, 2004 2:45 am

Hello, teacher!

Here, which is correct or natural, with or w/o "in"?
1. He is lacking (in) determination.
2. He is lacking (in) courtesy.
3. She is lacking (in) common sense

Thank you very much.
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Postby Alan » Thu Oct 21, 2004 3:50 am

Either is possible. Without 'in' is possibly slightly more natural.
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