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    #1

    Cool on / in the school bus

    Dear Teachers,
    Which one is correct?
    1. Joe is playing a guessing game with his friends on the school bus.
    2.J oe is playing a guessing game with his friends in the school bus.
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    #2
    In my opinion, 1 is more natural in AmE.

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    #3
    Thanks!

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    #4
    I would also go with "on".

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    #5
    It's on​ in BrE too.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6
    Quote Originally Posted by Delphine View Post
    Thanks!
    Your appreciation is welcome, Delphine, but there is no need to write a new post to say Thank you. Simply click the Thank button on any posts you find helpful. It means that we don't have to open the thread again to read your new post and then find that it doesn't include any new information or an additional question.



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    #7
    I am not a teacher.

    It's definitely "on the bus" as everyone has said, but that is only if the bus is actually a functioning school bus that takes children to and from school.

    If it's an old decommissioned school bus that is parked permanently in a playground, then I feel it would be natural to say that the children were playing in it.

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