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Hi,
i would like to to know the rules that need to be followed when using the words, "would " and "could"
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MilkyWhy "in the law" there? Why not just "in law"?
"In the law" sounds right to me - it's what I always say.

One says: I work in the arts, but I work in medicine.

No idea why.
Sounds like you are a cop.
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Interesting:

Results 1 - 100 of about 129,000 for "work in law

Results 1 - 100 of about 24,900 for "work in the law".
MilkyInteresting:

Results 1 - 100 of about 129,000 for "work in law

Results 1 - 100 of about 24,900 for "work in the law".

The difference is explicable because the word 'law' can be attributive.

"work in law enforcement" = 75900 results

"work in law offices" = 24700 results

"work in law firms" = 10700 results

"work in law libraries" = 730 results

...to name but four instances.

I did not work in law enforcement, but in a law firm.
<I did not work in law enforcement, but in a law firm.>

There is a difference between "I began working in law" and "I began working in a law firm". Only the latter uses "law" attributively.
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Milky<I did not work in law enforcement, but in a law firm.>

There is a difference between "I began working in law" and "I began working in a law firm". Only the latter uses "law" attributively.

Not quite sure what point you are making - I was answering your question.
Milky<I did not work in law enforcement, but in a law firm.>

There is a difference between "I began working in law" and "I began working in a law firm". Only the latter uses "law" attributively.
Sez who?
What does the question of law or in law and why in the law and why not why not just in law have to do with would or could?

Could or would someone tell me why I am receiving notifications of this topic when I have not contributed to this topic?

Why does the 'content', if that can be said of the apparent question, of the thread have to do with the title of the thread?

Some cops work in the law and some work in law and some shylocks work in the law and some work in law and the rest are worse than their clients.

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AnonymousSez who?
Can you tell me how I am wrong, if I am?
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