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    "in" and "on"

    Which of the following is correct? There in the wall of my chamber was a window. There on the wall of my chamber was a window.

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    Re: "in" and "on"

    Quote Originally Posted by wynnmyintuu View Post
    Which of the following is correct? There in the wall of my chamber was a window. There on the wall of my chamber was a window.
    There was a window in the wall of my chamber.

    Window on the wall, I would use in describing a fake window which is painted on the wall. (for example, you can see it in restaurants - a window painted on the wall with a landscape or a city behind it)
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    Re: "in" and "on"

    You could also just say that there was a window in your chamber, as walls are the usual place for windows.

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