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    Hey,

    I am working with children right now, and i want t o give them the right instructions ;)

    So, here are my sentences:

    Put the puzzle back inside its box, please.

    Put the books ?in? the bookshelf, please.

    Get ?in? the car, please

    Go ?into? the house, please.

    Go ?into? the bathroom.

    Can you give me a short explanation, when I use in / inside or into, please?

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    Default Re: in / inside / into

    Quote Originally Posted by Prple View Post
    Hey,

    I am working with children right now, and I want to give them the right instructions ;)

    So, here are my sentences:

    Put the puzzle back inside its box, please. Use "in" here.

    Put the books ?in? the bookshelf, please. We put books on a shelf.

    Get ?in? the car, please. This is OK, you could also use "into".

    Go ?into? the house, please. Correct.

    Go ?into? the bathroom. Correct.

    Can you give me a short explanation, when I use in / inside or into, please?
    Bhai.

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    Default Re: in / inside / into

    Thank you!

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    Default Re: in / inside / into

    You will also hear "Go in the house" and "Go in the bathroom" a lot.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: in / inside / into

    thanks!

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    Default Re: in / inside / into

    'Jump in the shower' is also common.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post
    'Jump in the shower' is also common.
    I tend not to jump in the shower, in case I hit my head on the shower head.

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