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Which of the following phrases is correct?

Everything is in some context.

or

Everything has some context.

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I would say instead:

Everything has context.

Both of your examples are not ungrammatical (though the first might be questionable), but some is unnecessary here and detracts from the meaning of the statement.

Also, in context often means in its proper place, so Everything is in context sounds a little like everything is where it should be.

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IS this correct? 'Everything is contextual'. –  Ashish Mar 30 '12 at 15:11
    
Yes. Contextual means depending on context, so you are saying that everything depends on context, which makes grammatical sense. –  Daniel Mar 30 '12 at 15:13
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