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Why On is used here? #1 (permalink) Fri Jul 16, 2010 13:42 pm   Why On is used here?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #199 "Superlatives and Prepositions (1)", question 6

He is the strongest player ......... the team.

(a) to
(b) on
(c) at
(d) by

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #199 "Superlatives and Prepositions (1)", answer 6

He is the strongest player on the team.

Correct answer: (b) on

Your answer was: incorrect
He is the strongest player to the team.
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Can you explain me ,Please
Why On is used here?
Does it have somethig to do with the noun it follows? sicerely yours
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Why On is used here? #2 (permalink) Fri Jul 16, 2010 14:06 pm   Why On is used here?
 

Yes, but idiomatically. We are on teams, committees, faculties, and various other (but not all!) groups.
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Why On is used here? #3 (permalink) Fri Jul 16, 2010 17:52 pm   Why On is used here?
 

Nenad11 wrote:
Can you please explain to me why on is used here?
Does it have something to do with the noun it follows? Sincerely Yours

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