Assuming the sentence below makes any sense (which I'm not sure about) would I have to include the preposition "in" after the verb "to be" at the end or is it not necessary?

And therefore, because of her mother’s illness, she was forced to live years and years in a place where she could no longer stand to be / to be in.

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    The final in is redundant with the relative conjunction where, which itself has the connotation of being in some place. The sentence seems clear: she felt compelled to nurse her sick mother for a long time, which required her to stay where she didn't want to be. – user105719 Jan 29 at 3:00
  • Thanks a lot for the answer and clarifications. – Itamar Jan 29 at 3:18

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