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What is the difference ? What is the difference between within & inside and in which context do you use them ?
Jun 4, 2015 9:08 AM
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They are sometimes but not always interchangeable. Try to think of 'within' as meaning 'not passing beyond the borders/limits of' something.
June 4, 2015
Hello there :) Within and inside are generally interchangeable in whatever context however 'inside' is usually more common whilst 'within' can be regarded as quite formal. For example: 'The cat is inside the box' - 'The cat is within the box' Both mean precisely the same thing, however 'inside' does sound more natural. I hope this helped! :)
June 4, 2015
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