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    candles in/on it

    My birthday cake had eight candles in/on it. It looks grand.

    Which word should I use?

    Thanks.

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    Re: candles in/on it

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    My birthday cake had eight candles in/on it. It looks grand.

    Which word should I use?

    Thanks.
    Unless the candles were incorporated in the cake when it was made, which is very unlikely, it's 'on'.

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