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    in/on the desert

    "That money is of no use in/on the desert is always true"

    "On" is the answer but why is "in" wrong? I do recall seeing it being used with "desert" somewhere.

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    Re: in/on the desert

    "On" makes no sense at all to me. I would always use "in the desert".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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