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    #1

    on the page or in the page

    Which one is correct?

    Write your questions in the handout or on the handout.
    Wite your notes in the page of your textbook or on the page of your textbook.
    Write your annotation in the margine or on the margne of your textbook.
    Write your summary on your notebook or in your notebook.

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    Re: on the page or in the page

    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    Which one is correct?

    Write your questions in the handout or on the handout. On
    Wite your notes in the page of your textbook or on the page of your textbook. On
    Write your annotation in the margine or on the margne of your textbook. In
    Write your summary on your notebook or in your notebook. In
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    Re: on the page or in the page

    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    Which one is correct?

    Write your questions in the handout or on the handout. ...on the handout.

    Write your notes in the page of your textbook or on the page of your textbook. Nobody should be told to write on the page of a textbook.

    Write your annotation in the margine or on the margne of your textbook. Nobody should be told to write annotations in the margin of a textbook.

    Write your summary on your notebook or in your notebook. ...in your notebook.
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    #4

    Re: on the page or in the page

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Rover
    What about the following sentences?

    Read the direction in/on the handout.
    Read the direction in/on page 44 in you texbook.

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    #5

    Re: on the page or in the page

    I would use "in" for the first and "on" for the second.

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    #6

    Re: on the page or in the page

    I'd use on for both, though in for the first sounds OK. (BrE speaker)

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