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    #1

    Talking In and On

    Any teacher can teach me how to apply in / on ?
    Here are some examples.

    He put a lot of effort on/in xx

    He sets an example in / on coaching the next generation

    I do not have habit in / on xx

    How to apply xx in/ on the daily life?
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    #2

    Re: In and On

    Quote Originally Posted by lindauuu View Post
    Any teacher can teach me how to apply in / on ?
    Here are some examples.

    He put a lot of effort on/in xx Please provide a full sentence.

    He sets an example by coaching the next generation

    I do not have habit in / on xx
    Please provide a full sentence

    How to apply xx in daily life?
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    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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    #3

    Re: In and On

    How you use "in"and "on"depends on what you want to say and what other words you use with them.

    As for your examples, try:

    He put a lot of effort into it.

    He set an example for teaching the next generation.

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    #4

    Re: In and On

    IN

    She told the kids to stop playing in the street.

    He put the eggs in the carton.

    He put some milk in his coffee.

    There was a mouse in the house.

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    #5

    Re: In and On

    ON

    There was a cat on the mat.

    There were fleas on the dog.

    He put the cup on the counter.

    He put the hat on his head.

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    #6

    Re: In and On

    Thanks you ..

    I don't have habit on/in/for sleeping early.
    In this situation, which one can I use and why?

    Why we always say "Diploma in Business Management" Why we won't use "Diploma on/for"?

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    #7

    Re: In and On

    I don't have the habit of sleeping early.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #8

    Re: In and On

    Ask "Why do we always say..." and "Why don't we use...."
    I am not a teacher.

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    #9

    Re: In and On

    Quote Originally Posted by lindauuu View Post
    Why we always say "Diploma in Business Management" Why we won't use "Diploma on/for"?
    Because 'in' is 'used to say what specific thing your statement is related to.'── quoted from www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/in_1
    I am not a teacher.

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    #10

    Re: In and On

    Two things.

    Say "Thank you" or "Thanks" but please don't say "Thanks you" again.

    Do you know how to use the "Thank" and "Like" buttons?

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