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Put something on the tree. vs Put something in the tree.



 
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Put something on the tree. vs Put something in the tree. #1 (permalink) Mon May 25, 2009 4:30 am   Put something on the tree. vs Put something in the tree.
 

Good morning/ afternoon, Alan or anyone else!
I have a question now.
Would you please tell me which of the following sentences is right?
1. I want to put some stars on the Christmas tree.
2. I want to put some stars in the Christams tree.

And would you please tell me the differences between "on the tree" and "in the tree"?

Thank you!
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put something on the tree & put something in the tree #2 (permalink) Mon May 25, 2009 4:51 am   put something on the tree & put something in the tree
 

Good morning Cinderella. Put stars on the tree is the correct one to use.

To put "in" is to insert.

Put it "in" your pocket.
Put it "in" your handbag.

Put something "on" your face.
Put something "on"the table.

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Put something on the tree. vs Put something in the tree. #3 (permalink) Mon May 25, 2009 8:37 am   Put something on the tree. vs Put something in the tree.
 

I see.
Thank you very much, Kitos.
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