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    Default Fall into / onto / on

    If a man stands on a roof (which is made of glass) above a cafe but the glass breaks, then the man falls into / onto / on the cafe?

    Which preposition should be used?

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    Default Re: Fall into / onto / on

    Quote Originally Posted by Jiayun View Post
    If a man stands on a roof (which is made of glass) above a cafe but the glass breaks, then the man falls into / onto / on the cafe?

    Which preposition should be used?

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    "into"

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    Default Re: Fall into / onto / on

    He stepped onto the roof, stood on the roof for a few seconds, and then fell through the roof into the café.
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    Default Re: Fall into / onto / on

    He may have fallen onto the tables in the cafe. But into the cafe.

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