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    Open your books to page XXX

    Which does a school teacher tell his/her pupils in class, "Open your book to page XXX" or "Open your books to page XXX"?


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    Re: Open your books to page XXX

    Books.

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    Re: Open your books to page XXX

    I say "Open your books at page X", I might go on to say "Now turn to page XX".

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    Re: Open your books to page XXX

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I say "Open your books at page X", I might go on to say "Now turn to page XX".
    Me too

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    Re: Open your books to page XXX

    Americans would say "to" page XX, as in the original sentence.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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