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    Smile the street performer walk across/on the burning hot coals.

    I was amazed as I watched the street performer walk across/on the burning hot coals.



    Do both across and on fit in with the above the context? If yes, are there marginal differences in meaning? Thanks.

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    Re: the street performer walk across/on the burning hot coals.

    "Walked across" - went from one side to the other/another side.

    "Walked on" - the hot coals were the surface on which he is walking.

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    Smile Re: the street performer walk across/on the burning hot coals.

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    "Walked across" - went from one side to the other/another side.

    "Walked on" - the hot coals were the surface on which he is walking.
    Thanks, Anglika.
    Do you imply that both work in the sample?

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    Re: the street performer walk across/on the burning hot coals.

    Yes, they could. Depends on your context.

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    Re: the street performer walk across/on the burning hot coals.

    Thanks, Anglika.

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