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    Default He went home in a helicopter?

    I saw this sentencein a book:He flew in a helicopter.

    Is it correct?when can we use preposition (in)?
    could sombody tell me where or in which site or dictionary I can find out about This? For example:I went home in a car.I confused about using preposition (in),because I havent ever seen using (in) for above sentences....

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    Default Re: He went home in a helicopter?

    Prepositions are not always logical.
    He arrived in a car, in a limo, in an airplane, in a helicopter, on a bus, on a motorcycle, on a horse, in or on a boat (depending on its size).

    You just need to learn which preposition goes with which noun.
    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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    Default Re: He went home in a helicopter?

    Please stop posting tha same question in a slightly different form, Nima.

    Thread closed.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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