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    On the maintenance crew

    I am wondering if it is correct to use the preposition "on" as I used it in my sentence. Would you please correct my mistakes?

    Peter spent ten years on the maintenance crew for British Telecom.

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    Re: On the maintenance crew

    Does/Did BT really have only one maintenance crew? I would probably say "Peter spent ten years on a BT maintenance crew" or "Peter spent ten years as a BT maintenance person/man/engineer".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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