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    Get on ... or Get into...

    Should I use 'I got on my car and drove to the office.' or 'I got into my car and drove to the office.' ?

    And how about 'I got on the bus' and 'I got into the bus'? What is the difference between the two sentences?

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    Re: Get on ... or Get into...

    Quote Originally Posted by vv0510_vn View Post
    Should I use 'I got on my car and drove to the office.' or 'I got into my car and drove to the office.' ?

    And how about 'I got on the bus' and 'I got into the bus'? What is the difference between the two sentences?
    IMO, "get into" something that around you from all sides and the transport is usually smaller in size , like car, taxi.
    whereas, "get on" the surface of a transport which is larger, like bus, train, MTR, aeroplane.
    Whether you got on the bus or got into the bus depends on what you are viewing the bus. If "got on" is used, it means that you're on the surface of it. If "got into", you're moving from outside into the bus, which empahses the action(moving from one point into another).

    (Not a teacher)

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