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    #1

    I can't see it in/on your exemple

    As the title says, I dont know whether to use "in" or "on" in this sentence.. I dont think you need the context but if you do, it would be:

    One friend of mine was explaining me something about grammar, then he gave me an exemple and I said, "i understood what you said, but I can't see it in your exemple" but i guessed.. I don't know whether is correct or not.

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    #2

    Re: I can't see it in/on your exemple

    In is correct.

    Here are some corrections:

    A friend of mine was explaining something about grammar to me. He gave me an example and I said, "I understand what you said, but I can't see it in your example." I was guessing, though. I don't know whether I was right.
    Last edited by GoesStation; 29-Aug-2016 at 14:59. Reason: To fix a spelling error.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: I can't see it in/on your exemple

    Quote Originally Posted by drop90 View Post
    then he gave me an exemple
    ... exa​mple ...

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    Re: I can't see it in/on your exemple

    Quote Originally Posted by drop90 View Post
    I don't think you need the context ...
    We always need the context.

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    #5

    Re: I can't see it in/on your exemple

    If i would have said "I can't see it ON your example", would that have been wrong? or sound unnatural? This situation is common to me, many times I can't tell if it's in or on..

    I know how to use them in dates, months, cities, countries, etc all the basic. But there are many many other cases that have nothing to do with that... :(

    Again, thank you for fixing my writing :)
    Last edited by drop90; 29-Aug-2016 at 20:01.

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    Re: I can't see it in/on your exemple

    Quote Originally Posted by drop90 View Post
    If i would have said "I can't see it ON your example", would that be wrong?
    If I `had said "...", would that have been wrong?


    Probably, but we can't be sure. We have no ​context.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 29-Aug-2016 at 20:44.

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