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    two questions from senior middleschool textbook

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    2 On the football team I'm a striker so I have to be able to run very fast.

    q: I feel In is right, On is wrong.
    I am puzzled totally.
    【I saw one explanation:
    on: signifies someone is a member of the team.
    In: signifies someone is unnecessary a member of the team.
    But in American English, here in is right too! 】

    Thank you for you reply!
    Last edited by dodonaomik; 26-Aug-2008 at 05:55.

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    Re: two questions from senior middleschool textbook

    1. Yes, they are interchangeable.
    2. Either on or in works, especialy with "the":

    a. I'm the striker on the team.
    b. I'm the striker in the team.

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    Re: two questions from senior middleschool textbook

    Quote Originally Posted by dodonaomik View Post
    1 I'm part of an android football team.
    q: Here, part and a member are interchangeable?



    2 On the football team I'm a striker so I have to be able to run very fast.

    q: I feel In is right, On is wrong.
    I am puzzled totally.

    Thank you for you reply!
    Strictly, you cannot run fast only quickly.
    "Fast" is an adjective and is used to qualify a noun so you can be a fast runner.
    You need an adverb to qualify a verb so "quickly" can be used to describe how you run.

    However, "fast" has become acceptable through usage so if you use "fast" as an adverb, as in your sentence, few people would object.

    Buggles(not a teacher)

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