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    peter123 is offline Senior Member
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    Default notepad

    Hi there,

    Can be 'in' replaced with 'on'?

    John put the notepad away in his desk when he was finished with it.

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    pete

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    Default Re: notepad

    If it is "in" his desk, you can't see it. It's in a drawer.

    If it is "on" his desk, it is on the top surface of the desk.

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