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What does the bolded phrase mean? Specifically, what is the definition of "in" there?

A dispatcher began looking through pages on the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children website, and more than a dozen pages in, came across a missing poster for Connerjack Oswalt.

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"more than a dozen pages in", means that after a dispatcher read the website for more than a few dozen pages, reached a point where he/she came across a missing poster for Connerjack Oswalt.

You should be able to use "more than a dozen pages on", in this Ngram

It seems "on" is more reasonable, as we say "on a website" rather than "in a website." - @Apollyon

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    You should be able to use "on". look here @Apollyon
    – DialFrost
    Commented Apr 22, 2022 at 4:24
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    It seems "on" is more reasonable, as we say "on a website" rather than "in a website."
    – Apollyon
    Commented Apr 22, 2022 at 4:28
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    Small correction: "he/*she*", or, simply, "they" :)
    – Joachim
    Commented Apr 22, 2022 at 4:34
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    I don't think that Ngrams search is useful, because it's going to capture a lot of stuff like "He wrote a dozen pages on the French Revolution", which is a completely different usage.
    – stangdon
    Commented Apr 22, 2022 at 14:15
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    @DialFrost You are right that on could be used, but I think that both on and in relate to distance travelled (in this case, the number of pages covered) rather than "located on" as you suggest.
    – JavaLatte
    Commented Jun 29, 2022 at 7:14

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