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    on/in the distance

    Does it make any difference using ''in'' or ''on'' on this adverbial expression?

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    Re: on/in the distance

    Quote Originally Posted by GuilhermeRM View Post
    Does it make any difference using ''in'' or ''on'' in this adverbial expression?
    Yes, it does.

    Only in the distance is acceptable.

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