In To vs. Into

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Into and "in to" are different. Into indicates movement, action or transformation. "In to" is usually used to mean "in order to". When in and to are used as separate words, they are not a combined phrase.

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The decision to use in or into can also get confusing. All three of these sentences seem correct:

In general, use into when movement, action or a transformation of state occur. In indicates location or state that is generally more static and not transitional. For example, She liked sitting in her grandfather's chair. is correct. She liked sitting into her grandfather's chair. is incorrect.

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Anonymous comments (5)

February 13, 2014, 11:42am

please explain me in details between active and passive voice.

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November 10, 2013, 8:25pm

It depends on if you're already in the office or not. If you're not in the office; then the secretary saw you in to the office. If you're already in the office; then the secretary saw you in the office.

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February 12, 2011, 12:57am

"sign in to register" is correct.

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October 1, 2010, 11:16pm

"Into" is correct i.e. The result is that venture firms are putting much less money into technology startups than in the past.

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October 1, 2010, 5:33pm

Which on of the following is correct ?

The result is that venture firms are putting much less money in technology startups than in the past.

OR

The result is that venture firms are putting much less money into technology startups than in the past.

Kindly clarify

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