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    #1

    go in the kitchen

    Dear teachers,
    I just saw a piece of subtitle, i.e. "go in the kitchen"
    If I were, I would say "go to the kitchen".
    For more examples; go to the room(I would not say "go in the room")

    Your opinion please. Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: go in the kitchen

    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    Dear teachers,
    I just saw a piece of subtitle, i.e. "go in the kitchen"
    If I were, I would say "go to the kitchen".
    For more examples; go to the room(I would not say "go in the room")

    Your opinion please. Thank you.
    It depends on the context really, "go in the kitchen" could be correct.

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    #3

    Re: go in the kitchen

    I've just had my tea. I'm about to go into the kitchen to wash up.

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    #4

    Re: go in the kitchen

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I've just had my tea. I'm about to go into the kitchen to wash up.
    Was the tea dirty?

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    #5

    Re: go in the kitchen

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Was the tea dirty?
    I don't understand your question. Could you explain, please?

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    #6

    Re: go in the kitchen

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    I don't understand your question. Could you explain, please?
    It was a joke based on "wash up" -- as if someone were dirty. In AmE would not normally "wash up" after tea.

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    Re: go in the kitchen

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    It was a joke based on "wash up" -- as if someone were dirty. In AmE would not normally "wash up" after tea.
    We speakers of BrE normally wash up - wash the dirty cups, dishes, etc, after- using them.

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    Re: go in the kitchen

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    We speakers of BrE normally wash up - wash the dirty cups, dishes, etc, after- using them.
    We clear the table and do the dishes.

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