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    preposition

    I can't decide on the preposition in

    'A person who loves wildlife tries to spend more time ___ it.

    Please help.

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    Re: preposition

    "On it" sounds right to me.

    But I'm not a teacher.

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    Re: preposition

    I agree with Kraken.
    I'm not a native speaker of English.

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    #4

    Re: preposition

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    I can't decide on the preposition in

    'A person who loves wildlife tries to spend more time ___ it.

    Please help.
    This is a tricky one. Wildlife includes animals and plants. My suggestion is:
    "...being in (wildlife area) it."

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