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    Which month were you born on or in???

    Are these sentences correct? Which one is preferred and why?

    Which month were you born on?

    or

    Which month were you born in?

    Thanks

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    Re: Which month were you born on or in???

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Are these sentences correct? Which one is preferred and why?

    Which month were you born on?

    or

    Which month were you born in?

    Thanks
    "Which month were you born in?" is correct. In English we do something "on" a day or a date and "in" a month or a year.

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