Dear sirs,

I am an italian teacher of english language for A2 level students, I have a doubt about the correct way to express myself , is it correct to say "in example" or it is better to say "for example"? when I find the letters e.g. the meaning is "for example"...what the right words these letters refer to???

thank you in advance


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'For example' is correct. You could also say 'as an example.'


E.g. stands for exempli gratia in Latin, which means “for example.” 

 products imported from many countries, e.g., France, Germany, and Japan

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