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    #1

    on vs. onto

    Dear Forum Users,

    Which preposition do you think is the most grammatical in this sentence:

    I put the laptop on/onto/to the top of the wardrobe.

    'On the top' seems to be the most frequent form - at least to me.

    Thank you for your help.

    Csika

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    #2

    Re: on vs. onto

    Quote Originally Posted by Csika View Post
    Dear Forum Users,

    Which preposition do you think is the most grammatical in this sentence:

    I put the laptop on/onto/to the top of the wardrobe.

    'On the top' seems to be the most frequent form - at least to me.

    Thank you for your help.

    Csika
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    I put the laptop on top of the wardrobe.

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