Rule For Using “In” and “On”
IGNOU GRAMMAR PART 1 – Most of us get confused that where to use “In” and “On” when it comes to vehicles.
NOW LET’S START IGNOU GRAMMAR PART 1 –
Use Of IN
Use “IN” when you are talking about a small vehicle or if you are having a personal vehicle.
Use “IN” for a vehicle where you cannot move.
The cat likes to ride in the car.
We get to fit all of our luggage in the truck.
Use Of ON
Use “ON” when you are talking about a large size vehicle or if you are going to use a public vehicle.
He got on the bus and get off near the market.
He was on the airplane.
For Two Wheelers Use ON
Now, you might be running confused that what to use for a bicycle or motorcycle. You need to use “ON” since you are on a platform having no ceiling.
IN and On For Private and Public Vehicles
Use “IN” if you travel by your personal vehicle.
Example – I am IN the bus. (Personal Bus)
Use “ON” if you travel by public vehicle.
Example – I am ON the bus. (Public Bus)