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    GeneD is offline Senior Member
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    "in ink" = "in biro" (?)

    Do the expressions "write in ink" and "write in biro" mean the same, or is the first one not used for pens?
    If it's not too much trouble to you, could you please correct any errors I might have made in this post?

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    Re: "in ink" = "in biro" (?)

    The second one is nonsensical, at least in AmE. I'm guessing 'biro' means 'pen'? You could say 'write in pen' in some contexts.

    The first one could be okay with more context.

    Edit: It appears 'biro' is used for 'pen' outside the US.
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    Re: "in ink" = "in biro" (?)

    A biro is a ball-point pen.

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