Join more than , learners! What does this phrase mean: Is it an idiom? Meaning of dog-proof Meaning of "The world is your oyster". Hi everybody, What does "he is put out with her" mean, and another: If I'm better than someone, which is correct: I beat him on that, or I beat him in that Thanks Spencer. Spencer I'm here quite often ;- Joined: I beat him on that, or I beat him in that? Conchita Language Coach Joined: In this story you'll learn how to use the English articles.
Are you a native speaker of English? Then you should read this! Start exploring the English language today! Subscribe to free email English course. Hi Spencer, Just to add to what Conchita has already explained, I would suggest beat someone on is more specific than beat someone in.
If you take this expression into the world of business, you find when talking of different shops expressions like: No-one beats us on price - in other words, we offer the best price. At the same time, you could say: No-one beats us in the field of technology - suggesting a much more general area. I beat him on that, or I beat him in that.
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