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    Help

    I want to know which of the following sentence is correct.

    The ship is sailing on the sea.
    The ship is sailing in the sea.

    Also help me with one more question.

    What is the difference between 'in' and 'inside'.
    Thank u

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    Re: Help

    Quote Originally Posted by sooris View Post
    I want to know which of the following sentence is correct.

    The ship is sailing on the sea.
    The ship is sailing in the sea.

    Also help me with one more question.

    What is the difference between 'in' and 'inside'.
    Thank u
    Ships sail on the sea and on the water, but we put ships in the water. It is a bit confusing.

    In and inside can be used in the same sense.

    The ice cube in/inside the glass.

    In other senses, "in" can have the sense of movement into something while "inside" implies being surrounded.

    He walked in the door. (not inside)

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