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    Default in the draft or on the draft

    "I believe the provisions in the draft are quite reasonable.'' (draft =in the draft contract).

    You would not use preposion "on" in this context. A hocky player might be on the draft not provisions on the draft. Am I right?

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    Default Re: in the draft or on the draft

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "I believe the provisions in the draft are quite reasonable.'' (draft =in the draft contract).

    You would not use preposion "on" in this context. A hocky player might be on the draft not provisions on the draft. Am I right?
    "...the provisions in the draft contract" is correct. I don't know anything about hockey or how it might be associated with "draft".

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    Default Re: in the draft or on the draft

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "...the provisions in the draft contract" is correct. I don't know anything about hockey or how it might be associated with "draft".
    You don't use preposition "on" with "contract?

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    Default Re: in the draft or on the draft

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    You don't use preposition "on" with "contract?
    No, usually we use "in".

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    Default Re: in the draft or on the draft

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    No, usually we use "in".
    Are there any exeptions?

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    Default Re: in the draft or on the draft

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Are there any exeptions?
    Are there any times when we use "on" with "contract"?

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