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    on/ for a holiday

    Can both on and for be used in the following sentence?Is there a difference between them?

    e.g. Shall we go for/on a holiday?

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    Re: on/ for a holiday

    Shall we go on holiday? (no article)

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    Re: on/ for a holiday

    Quote Originally Posted by allthewayanime View Post
    Can both on and for be used in the following sentence?Is there a difference between them?

    e.g. Shall we go for/on a holiday?
    Yes, you can use either, and there's no difference.
    for a holiday
    on a holiday
    on holidays
    on vacation
    for a vacation
    on a vacation
    How about we take a holiday/vacation?
    What do you say to a holiday/vacation?
    Who's for a holiday/vacation?
    Maybe it's time to think about a holiday/vacation.
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    Re: on/ for a holiday

    So even in this case would be fine: Go on/for a business trip ?

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    Re: on/ for a holiday

    Quote Originally Posted by allthewayanime View Post
    So even in this case would be fine: Go on/for a business trip ?
    Hmm, "going for a business trip" is not common. We weren't talking about business trips.

    A: Are you going for a holiday?
    B: No, on business.

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