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    Hi,

    Are those sentences correct?

    'Go on on this way!'

    'Come in in January!'

    'Thanks for coming by by the river.'

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    Re: in in, on on...

    not a teacher

    Nothing wrong with them.
    The prepositions happen to be next to each other but they mean different things.

    Ex. He was jeered at at the event.

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    #3

    Re: in in, on on...

    Try,

    'Go on, on this way!'

    'Come in, in January!'

    'Thanks for coming by, by the river.'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    Try,

    'Go on, on this way!'

    'Come in, in January!'

    'Thanks for coming by, by the river.'
    Thanks. But do I have to put the comma? Is it wrong without them?

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    #5

    Re: in in, on on...

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Thanks. But do I have to put the comma? Is it wrong without them?
    The comma works. Without it, the sentences are awkward to read.

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