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    #1

    Arrow Did Poorly In/On

    "He did poorly in/on the exam."

    Should it be "in" or "on" right after "poorly"?

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    #2

    Re: Did Poorly In/On

    Normally:

    on the exam (American English)
    in the exam (British English)

    Maybe your question should be: Should it be "in" or "on" before "the exam"?

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    #3

    Re: Did Poorly In/On

    (Out of curiosity for British English)

    Does "The highest score in the exam is 100." sound okay?

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    #4

    Re: Did Poorly In/On

    Yes.

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