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    in or on the handout

    I am always confused about on and in in the following sentences. Which one is correct?

    Write your answers on( or in?) the handout( or handouts)
    Read the questions on( or in?) the handout( or handouts)

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    Re: in or on the handout

    I'd say:

    1 on
    2 I think they both work

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    Re: in or on the handout

    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    I am always confused about on and in in the following sentences. Which one is correct?

    Write your answers on( or in?) the handout( or handouts)
    Read the questions on( or in?) the handout( or handouts)
    Both are possible.
    If the handout is a single piece of paper, only "on" is possible. If it's a booklet, only "in" is possible. (assuming one is not going to write on the outsides of the covers)

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    Re: in or on the handout

    I am not a teacher.

    I agree with Tdol, and for 2. I think "in" is perfectly acceptable, even if it is a single sheet of paper. I would take it to mean, "Read the questions (that are contained) in the handout."

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