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    "I'm on a car" and "I'm in a car" difference?

    does "on a car" means the subject is a passenger and while "in a car" means the subject is driving/driver of the car?
    I have some trouble using prepositions, help please?

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    Re: "I'm on a car" and "I'm in a car" difference?

    No, both people are "in" the car. "On" the car would refer to sitting on the hood, or the trunk, or the roof.

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    Re: "I'm on a car" and "I'm in a car" difference?

    Thank you so much Mike

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    Re: "I'm on a car" and "I'm in a car" difference?

    You're welcome, but there is no reason to post a separate message to say "thank you". Simply click on the "like" or "thank" button to register your opinion.

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    Re: "I'm on a car" and "I'm in a car" difference?

    Some of these prepositions don't make a lot of sense.
    We are in a car, but on a bus. We are on a boat and a motorcylce, but in a golf cart. We are "in" a small boat but "on" a cruise liner.

    German has some tricky ones too.
    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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