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    Smile Remember to hand in this answer sheet.

    Remember to hand in this answer sheet.
    Don't forget to turn in this answer sheet.

    At the end of a midterm test paper, I'd like to remind students to hand in their answer sheet. Which of the above two sounds better? Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Remember to hand in this answer sheet.

    'Hand in'.

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    #3

    Re: Remember to hand in this answer sheet.

    Thanks, Tdol.
    But could you explain in a few words why not "turn in?"


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    Re: Remember to hand in this answer sheet.

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Remember to hand in this answer sheet.
    Don't forget to turn in this answer sheet.

    At the end of a midterm test paper, I'd like to remind students to hand in their answer sheet. Which of the above two sounds better? Thanks.
    They are both equivalent. There is no difference in meaning. Both sentences are commonly said in my opinion.

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    #5

    Re: Remember to hand in this answer sheet.

    Thanks, Naamplao, for the confirmation.

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    Lightbulb Re: Remember to hand in this answer sheet.

    Wait guys, isn´t it more appropriate if I say ¨Hand over the test paper or the answer sheet?¨


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    Re: Remember to hand in this answer sheet.

    Quote Originally Posted by peterpiper View Post
    Wait guys, isn´t it more appropriate if I say ¨Hand over the test paper or the answer sheet?¨
    Hand over the test paper and the answer sheet?

    I think you want both, don't you? I think "hand in" is better than "hand over". A mugger says to his victim "Hand over the wallet and you won't get hurt!"

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    Lightbulb Re: Remember to hand in this answer sheet.

    Quote Originally Posted by Naamplao View Post
    Hand over the test paper and the answer sheet?

    I think you want both, don't you? I think "hand in" is better than "hand over". A mugger says to his victim "Hand over the wallet and you won't get hurt!"
    I think I made it sound as if I´m a mugger or something

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    Re: Remember to hand in this answer sheet.

    If you´re teacher/professor is turning red because you´re answering the test really slow...
    ¨Pete, hand over your answer sheet now!¨

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