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    Cool on the lottery

    Hello!!

    Is this sentence correct?



    -If you won 1m on the lottery, what would you change in your life?


    Thank you
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    Default Re: on the lottery

    Its correct except for the preposition on. ( "....in the lottery......")

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    Default Re: on the lottery

    I'd use in the lottery, but I think on is OK too- you win money on the horses, etc, in the UK at least.

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    Default Re: on the lottery

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I'd use in the lottery, but I think on is OK too- you win money on the horses, etc, in the UK at least.
    I'd say "on the lottery".

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    Default Re: on the lottery

    In the US, you can win on the horses, at the racetrack, in the lottery, on the Yankees, etc.

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    Default Re: on the lottery

    Not a teacher only a native.

    I would say 'I have won 1 million on the lottery.' I'm from the UK so maybe it is different in the US or other countries.

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