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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    With webiste,I'd use 'on'. With Hotmail,I'd use'in'.

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    With webiste,I'd use 'on'. With Hotmail,I'd use'in'.
    How did you know which one to use?

    What do these mean?
    1. I don't want to get in an accident.
    2. I don't want to get into an accident.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jack
    What do these mean?
    1. I don't want to get in an accident.
    2. I don't want to get into an accident.
    In this context, 'in' is short for 'into', which means, movement towards:

    EX: I'm getting in(to) the car.

    To me, on Hotmail means, to use Hotmail (i.e., It's a tool: I am on the phone ~ I am using the phone), whereas in Hotmail means, inside the site itself.

    EX: In(side the) Hotmail (site), where is the inbox key?
    EX: On Hotmail (i.e., an internet tool), where is the inbox key?

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    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jack
    Thanks.
    You're welcome. :D Can we close this thread now? You've way too many posts as it is. I'm finding it difficult to navigate my way through them all.

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