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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  19/AGO/2020 5:20 PM
Assunto:  INSIDE
 
Mensagem:  Even if the bus is at the bus station/stop, and you board and sit on a chair, you are likely to say you are on the bus (because you are traveling, and the concept of traveling involves more than the concept of physically moving).

Now, if you want to say you are IN, it means that you are saying that you are inside, enclosed inside the bus.  You would be understood, however the preposition ON would do the same and would be a better expression.
So, if you use IN nobody will sue you for that, it´s just less usual/natural in English.


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INSIDE  –  Ella  18/AGO/2020, 4:56 AM
INSIDE  –  PPAULO  19/AGO/2020, 5:13 PM
 INSIDE  –  PPAULO  19/AGO/2020, 5:20 PM

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