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Within vs. Inside vs Inside of

Which of the following might you use? An event happens...

Inside the first five lines of the poem
11(11.7%)
Inside of the first five lines of the poem
1(1.1%)
Within the first five lines of the poem
82(87.2%)

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bohemiancoast
May. 13th, 2011 08:39 pm (UTC)
In, or during. 'inside of' is a US construction and it's the Germanic influence. Inside just seems weird to me.