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    kohyoongliat is offline Senior Member
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    Default He was jailed for 16 months for / on two counts of sex with the girl, then 15.

    He was jailed for 16 months for / on two counts of sex with the girl, then 15.

    Which preposition should I use?

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    Default Re: He was jailed for 16 months for / on two counts of sex with the girl, then 15.

    Serve time ON two counts of sex with a minor.

    Charged with a crime/charged with two counts of... .
    Convicted of a crime.
    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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