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    mahesh.bhalerao is offline Newbie
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    Hi,

    I wanted to know weather the statement
    "The passengers are onboard in the train." is a correct composition or not.
    If not please guide me with the proper one.

    Thnaks in advance.

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    Default Re: Wanted a guidance

    Quote Originally Posted by mahesh.bhalerao View Post
    Hi,

    I wanted to know whether the statement
    "The passengers are onboard in the train." is a correct composition or not.
    I'm not a teacher, but I think "onboard " means "on the train", so you should ommit the second part.

    "The passengers are on the train" would be my choice.
    "The passengers are onboard" would be alright, only there's no mention of the train.

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    I guess that 'the passengers are aboard on the train' sounds more natural to me and my English colleagues will give the same response.

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    Default Re: Wanted a guidance

    Say:
    The passengers are on the train.

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