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    Usage of in

    Why did we use in instead of on?

    He is going to camp in mountains next week.

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    Re: Usage of in

    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    Why did we use in instead of on?

    He is going to camp in the mountains next week.
    Bhai.

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    Re: Usage of in

    Surely you've learned by now that prepositions are sometimes not logical. Yes, he is on the surface of the mountain side and not "in" the mountain like a vein of silver, but that's just what we say.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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