Need clarification between "sur" and "dans"


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8 January 2017

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Need clarification between "sur" and "dans"

In Larousse "Je suis sur l'avion" is acceptable.

This question relates to:
French lesson "Dans, sur with streets and transportation (prepositions)"


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9 January 2017


Bonjour William ! "Je suis sur l'avion." would mean "I'm on top of the plane." in French, but would never be used to say "I'm on the plane" in the sense of being inside it. I hope that's helpful! À bientôt !

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