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    #1

    fill-out or fill-in?

    Which is correct?
    Fill-out the chart below with your answers...
    or
    Fill-in the chart below with your answers...

    by the way, should the words be hyphenated? thanks!

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    Re: fill-out or fill-in?

    Quote Originally Posted by filjap_sensei View Post
    Which is correct?
    Fill-out the chart below with your answers...
    or
    Fill-in the chart below with your answers...

    by the way, should the words be hyphenated? thanks!
    It is fill in.(verb).It is not hyphenated.
    Regards,
    rj1948.
    Last edited by rj1948; 11-Jun-2008 at 09:34.

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    #3

    Re: fill-out or fill-in?

    I think either fill in or fill out will do.


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    #4

    Re: fill-out or fill-in?

    Fill in - British
    Fil out - American

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    #5

    Re: fill-out or fill-in?

    Quote Originally Posted by filjap_sensei View Post
    Which is correct?
    Fill-out the chart below with your answers...
    or
    Fill-in the chart below with your answers...

    by the way, should the words be hyphenated? thanks!
    I'd say: Fill in the chart below.

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    #6

    Re: fill-out or fill-in?

    I am a British native (not a teacher).

    Both are acceptable in BrE.

    Please fill in this form.
    Please fill out this form.

    They both mean the same, but in England it is more common to say fill in.

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