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    Verona_82 is offline Senior Member
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    Default on/onto the table

    Hello!

    Could you please tell me which one is correct:

    1. She got up on the table and danced samba.
    2. She got up onto the table and danced samba.

    Thank you in advance :)

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    Default Re: on/onto the table

    You can use either, but say '...danced a samba.'

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    Default Re: on/onto the table

    And don't say, "She got up and danced onto the table".

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