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    in/on the field

    1. They are playing football in/on the field.
    2. The cow is grazing in/on the field.

    Are both prepositions correct in each of the above sentences?

    Many thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    1. They are playing football on the field.
    2. The cow is grazing in the field.

    Are both prepositions correct in each of the above sentences?

    Many thanks.


    On is always used for the area of land where sports are played

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