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in / out / up

Postby suhann » Tue Sep 28, 2004 10:02 am


Which one is correct :-

"Fill IN / OUT / UP the form."

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Postby googl » Tue Sep 28, 2004 10:21 am

Although I'm not a teacher, I'm sure it'll be "fill IN the form" (it means "write some information there"

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Postby Alan » Tue Sep 28, 2004 10:50 am

Fill IN a form - British English.
Fill OUT a form - American English.
They have exactly the same meaning!

('Fill up', however, has a rather different different meaning.)

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