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    Get on, get in

    Hello, I'm trying to understand why in English language, it is used "get in a car" only for this vehicle, and instead "get on" for the other system transports. (Get on a train, bus, ecc..)
    I hope you understand what I mean.

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    Re: Get on, get in

    Quote Originally Posted by lucakun View Post
    Hello, I'm trying to understand why, in English language, it is used we use "get in" a car only for this vehicle, and instead but "get on" for the other system forms of transports transport (Get on a train, bus, etc.)
    I hope you understand what I mean.
    This question has been covered many times on the forum. Have you looked at the Similar Threads?

    Note my corrections above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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