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    Out/To the Curb

    "The trash can was placed out on the curb."
    "The trash can was placed out to the curb."

    How are "to" and "on" different for this example?

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    #2

    Re: Out/To the Curb

    Quote Originally Posted by CoolSir View Post
    How are "to" and "on" different for this example?
    'on' is correct.

    ps. The normal spelling in BrE is kerb.

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    Re: Out/To the Curb

    troyny.gov/Departments/PublicWorks/GarbageCollection.aspx

    "The weekly trash pick up is limited to household garbage. Household garbage should be placed out to the curb or in the alley after 7:00pm the night before your pick up day, or before 6:00am the day of your pick up. "

    So, this should be "placed on the curb"?

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    #4

    Re: Out/To the Curb

    No

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    Re: Out/To the Curb

    I meant "placed out on the curb".

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    Re: Out/To the Curb

    Quote Originally Posted by CoolSir View Post
    I meant "placed out on the curb".
    That's fine.

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    Re: Out/To the Curb

    I don't like "placed out". It should be put on the kerb, placed on the kerb or moved to​ the kerb.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Post Re: Out/To the Curb

    troyny.gov/Departments/PublicWorks/GarbageCollection.aspx

    "The weekly trash pick up is limited to household garbage. Household garbage should be placed out to the curbor in the alley after 7:00pm the night before your pick up day, or before 6:00am the day of your pick up. "

    So, this should be "placed out on the curb"?

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    #9

    Re: Out/To the Curb

    Asked and answered.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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