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    stephanieamiot is offline Newbie
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    play computer or on the computer

    I'd like to know whether we can say "play computer" or on the computer?
    please tell me what sounds right to you or what's correct.

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    stuartnz is offline Senior Member
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    Re: play computer or on the computer

    Definitely "on the computer". My wife is always telling me to stop playing on the computer, or to get off the computer." I'm not a teacher, but I think that "on" would be normal for most variants of English in this context.

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