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    my brain is on *** mode

    Please tell me if these are correct English.
    I'm not sure about articles and prepositions.

    - My brain is already on summer mode.
    - My brain is now on English mode.
    - My brain has been set to XXX mode.

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    Re: my brain is on *** mode

    Quote Originally Posted by pink dragon View Post
    Please tell me if these are correct English.
    I'm not sure about articles and prepositions.

    - My brain is already on summer mode.
    - My brain is now on English mode.
    - My brain has been set to XXX mode.
    Disclaimer: I'm not a teacher.
    I would say ......"in XXX mode".


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    Re: my brain is on *** mode

    Thank you for your opinion, albertino , but I'm still waiting for native speakers' reply.


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    Re: my brain is on *** mode

    For the first two, I would use "in"; the third one is fine. No articles are needed for these expressions.


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    Re: my brain is on *** mode

    Thank you Anglika.

    So, is "in" wrong for the first two?

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    Re: my brain is on *** mode

    Quote Originally Posted by pink dragon View Post
    Thank you Anglika.

    So, is "in" wrong for the first two?
    As far as I understood what Anglika said, "in" is good in the first two sentences.


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    Re: my brain is on *** mode

    I know Anglika is saying "in" is good.
    I'd like to know whether "on" is completely wrong or acceptable from the native speakers' point of view.

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    Re: my brain is on *** mode

    Quote Originally Posted by pink dragon View Post
    I know Anglika is saying "in" is good.
    I'd like to know whether "on" is completely wrong or acceptable from the native speakers' point of view.
    That's the question I can't answer since I'm not a native English speaker.


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    Re: my brain is on *** mode

    Quote Originally Posted by pink dragon View Post
    I know Anglika is saying "in" is good.
    I'd like to know whether "on" is completely wrong or acceptable from the native speakers' point of view.
    Not acceptable. It may be used, but that does not make it good.


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    Re: my brain is on *** mode

    Thank you!

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