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    In or on?

    Hi,

    May I know do we say provide training on handwashing or in handwashing?

    How about training in Maths or on Maths?

    Do we say in the bus/train/plane/car or on?

    Feng

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    Re: In or on?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hi,

    May I know do we say provide training on handwashing or in handwashing?

    How about training in Maths or on Maths?

    Do we say in the bus/train/plane/car or on?

    Feng
    Use "training in".
    Last edited by Barb_D; 13-Apr-2010 at 18:05. Reason: fixed a tiny typo

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    Re: In or on?

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    I'd say "in" the car, but "on" for the others.

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    Re: In or on?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hi,

    May I know do we say provide training on handwashing or in handwashing?

    How about training in Maths or on Maths?

    Do we say in the bus/train/plane/car or on?

    Feng
    You always train someone "in" something, or "in how to do" something.

    For transport: in the car, on the train, on the bus, on the coach, on the bus, on the boat, on the ship, on a motorbike, on a scooter, on a bicycle, on rollerskates, on a skateboard. Yes, car is an anomaly. It's the only one that we refer to as "in".

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