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swimming on the pond
Can someone explain why we say "swimming in the lake" but "ducks are swimming on the pond"
How about boats, ships? Pepositions are really confusing to me sometimes.
Thanks in advance!
Re: swimming on the pond
Originally Posted by new2grammar
Ducks, ships, boats etc. sit, more or less, on the surface of a lake, the sea etc. Whereas, people, and other animals, swim in the lake, sea etc.
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