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    Default 'Come 'on' the scene or 'onto' the scene'

    My sentence read; 'It had to take Mrs Fairey to come on the scene'. My teacher, again, corrected it to read 'it had to take Mrs Fairey to come onto the scene'. I would like to know what is wrong with my sentence.

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    Default Re: 'Come 'on' the scene or 'onto' the scene'

    Neither are good sentences. Can you given context for the sentence.

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    Default Re: 'Come 'on' the scene or 'onto' the scene'

    Context was 'It had to take Mrs Fairey to come on the scene for Sandy to realise her worthiness' Does it now make sense at least?

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    Yes, thank you - now the sentence does make sense. Personally I have no problem with "came on the scene" here.


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