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    Default Preposition -on/in

    Hi! I have a gap filling sentence:

    My father has a pain .... his chest?

    I wonder If I can use "on or in" to fill in the gap.
    Thanks so much for your help.

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    Default Re: Preposition -on/in

    Which one do you think is correct?
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Preposition -on/in

    I think "in" is correct. But when I asked google it also gave "on"

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    Default Re: Preposition -on/in

    Don't believe everything you read on Google. You are right. I won't go so far as to say that having a pain on your chest is absolutely impossible but I have never had reason to use it, and I've never heard it used.

    People with chest pain say "I have a pain in my chest" - they mean their chest cavity, not the surface area.
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    Default Re: Preposition -on/in

    You are so kind to help me. With your helps, my English will improve a lot.

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