View Poll Results: He's good ____ maths.

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    242 37.99%
  • on

    51 8.01%
  • at

    326 51.18%
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    18 2.83%
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    Re: Good

    In British English, we don't use 'in' here much at all
    I thought at was the only correct one. Interesting.

    Even though, here in an exam, in would be marked as a mistake, it's a typical multiple choice question.

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    Re: Good

    I thought it was

    Good in maths

    Good at calculating

    Good with numbers

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    Re: Good

    Here in NZ, we'd say "at". We also say "maths", too. I remember reading on antoher web forum someone complaining about the subtitling of a Hindi movie that used "maths". The person complained "math is not a plural!" and was genuinely surprised to learn that India, like many other Commonwealth countries, retains the "s" when contracting "mathematics". Vive la différence, as we say in English.

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    Question Re: Good

    I think at is the correct answer....... But i've heard in too............

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    Re: Good

    Good at something but weak in something

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