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    sitifan is offline Senior Member
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    Default sleeping in bed/on the bed

    1. He is sleeping in bed.

    2. He is sleeping on the bed.
    #1 is correct. Is #2 possible?

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    2006 is offline Banned
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    Default Re: sleeping in bed/on the bed

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    1. He is sleeping in bed. he is under the bed sheet(s)/blanket(s)/quilt.

    2. He is sleeping on the bed. he is not under the bed coverings; he is on top of everything. Therefore, he is on the bed, not "in bed".
    is #2 possible? yes, as above
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    Default Re: sleeping in bed/on the bed

    She lay on the bed (= on top of the covers). He lay in bed (= under the covers).

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