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    Default on/in a truck

    People say on a bus/train/ship and in a car/taxi/boat.
    What about the truck? In a truck or on a truck?

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    Default Re: on/in a truck

    'In'.

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    Default Re: on/in a truck

    The driver would be in the truck. The cargo could be on the truck or in the truck.

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    Default Re: on/in a truck

    The cargo is on the truck. / The cargo is in the truck.

    Is there any difference in meaning between the above sentences?

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    Default Re: on/in a truck

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    The cargo is on the truck. / The cargo is in the truck.

    Is there any difference in meaning between the above sentences?
    If the truck has a closed back, the cargo is in the truck. If it has an open back, it's on the truck.

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