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    in or on?

    Which preposition is correct in this context?

    - The baby's gone to sleep on his shoulder. Then he put him down on/in the bed.

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    Re: in or on?

    Either in or on can be used, but the sentences should read:

    "The baby's went to sleep on his shoulder. Then he put him down on/in the bed.

    ("on" is probably be more commonly used with put him down. If you ommitted down, "in" would seem more natural.)

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    Re: in or on?

    Quote Originally Posted by bwkcaj_ca View Post
    Either in or on can be used, but the sentences should read:

    "The baby's went to sleep on his shoulder. Then he put him down on/in the bed.
    NO.

    The baby's went to sleep...

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    Re: in or on?

    Sorry, I missed changing 'baby's" to baby when I corrected your sentence.

    fivejedjon is correct!

    The sentence should read:

    "The baby went to sleep on his shoulder. Then he put him down on/in the bed."

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