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    on the mountains

    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/t...ntain(s)/page3
    According to the above link, we should use in the mountains and on the mountain, but should not use in the mountain or on the mountains.
    http://biblehub.com/ezekiel/32-5.htm
    But Ezekiel 32:5 uses on the mountains. Why?
    Last edited by sitifan; 16-Aug-2016 at 06:11.
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    Re: on the mountains

    I'd go with what you read in up-to-date grammar books rather than taking your grammatical advice from a collection of stories compiled over hundreds of years, starting potentially 3500 years ago. Ezekial was allegedly around in about the sixth century BC.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 16-Aug-2016 at 11:50. Reason: Fixed typo
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    Re: on the mountains

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I'd go what you read in up-to-date grammar books rather than taking your grammatical advice from a collection of stories compiled over hundreds of years, starting potentially 3500 years ago.
    What does go mean in the quoted sentence?
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    Re: on the mountains

    ems meant to write 'go with'.

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    Re: on the mountains

    Sorry about that, and thanks, Rover. I've edited my post to read "I'd go with ...". That means "I would use".
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