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which of them is the right one? a)By profession he  is  a  doctor . b)In  profession he  is a doctor . or both of them is correct?

words asked Aug 07 '13 at 14:31 satyajit New member

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I've never heard nor read 'in' used with 'profession' in that structure, only 'by'. I think I've heard someone say, "In theory he is a doctor," but that's another story.

link comment answered Aug 07 '13 at 19:29 Greg deJong Contributor

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