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    Don't spit through the window, it comes to/onto/in/into my face.

    Which one should I say ?
    1.Don't spit through the window, it comes to my face.
    2. Don't spit through the window, it comes onto my face.
    3. Don't spit through the window, it comes in my face.
    4. Don't spit through the window, it comes into my face.

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    Re: Don't spit through the window, it comes to/onto/in/into my face.

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    Re: Don't spit through the window, it comes to/onto/in/into my face.

    Every native speaker says, " he punched me in the face". They never say, " he punched me into the face"
    There is movement when he is doing the action.so, in the above sentences "in the face" and into the face are interchangeable?

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    Re: Don't spit through the window, it comes to/onto/in/into my face.

    Quote Originally Posted by arjitsharma View Post
    Every Native speakers says say (no comma here) "He punched me in the face". They never say (no comma here) "He punched me into the face".

    There is movement when he is doing the action (no full stop here) so (no comma here) in the above sentences are "in the face" and into the face are interchangeable?
    Movement isn't the issue here. We use "in" in that phrase no matter what.

    He hit me in the head.
    He punched me in the face.
    He kicked me in the ribs.

    "in" simply refers to where the punch/kick lands.

    Note my corrections to your post. Don't put a space after opening quotation marks. If you quote a complete sentence inside the quotation marks, that sentence must start with a capital letter.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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