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    Prepositions

    When biking when passing somebody what is correct warning, "On your left" or "To your left"?

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    You can use both as far as I know. I would use 'On' more personally.

    'To your left' sounds like more of an instruction, 'On your left' sounds a little more casual.
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    Yeah, I usually say 'on your left' indicating that I am coming on his left side. If I say 'to your left', he might think I want him to go to his left side... and disaster!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kalinka_vinnie
    Yeah, I usually say 'on your left' indicating that I am coming on his left side. If I say 'to your left', he might think I want him to go to his left side... and disaster!
    Yeh, it's a disaster when he goes to the left side. It will go all over the sheets.
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