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As in the title mentioned above

Are these are the same?

In five of the six disciplines


In five out of the six disciplines

Are these of the same meaning? Otherwise, which phrase is correct?

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Both mean the same thing, and I don't believe there would be any reason to use one rather than the other. One might say that the first version is a bit more "efficient" than the second, but that's about all.

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thanks you very much. – BinhPHT Nov 20 '13 at 1:36

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