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    Fell on the ground vs fell to the ground

    Last night, I was rushing to catch my train when I slipped over and fell to the ground heavily. I hadn't seen the wet floor caution they'd put up at the entrance.

    Can someone please tell me if the above para sounds natural? Can I use fell on the ground too? Is there any difference between them? Can I use floor in place of ground?

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    Re: Fell on the ground vs fell to the ground

    Quote Originally Posted by daemon99 View Post
    Last night, I was rushing to catch my train when I slipped over and fell to the ground heavily. I hadn't seen the wet floor caution they'd put up at the entrance.

    Can someone please tell me if the above para sounds natural? Can I use fell on the ground too? Is there any difference between them? Can I use floor in place of ground?
    Yes, it's fine. I would use "fell to" rather than "fell on", you could use "floor" instead of "ground" if it's appropriate.

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    Re: Fell on the ground vs fell to the ground

    A floor is inside a building.

    The ground is outside.

    Rover

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