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difference between по and в?

I wanted to say "in english" in russian.

For learning: Russian
Base language: English
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    "По" is used in cases, when something (or somebody) moves on the surface of something.
    "В" means "inside".

    Ex.:
    Я иду по городу.
    Я иду по дороге.
    Корабль плывет по морю.

    Я пошел в лес.
    Я зашел в комнату.
    Я посмотрел в коробку.

     

    in english=по-английски

     

    Examples:
    in English (how?) --- Can you speak in English? --- Вы можете говорить по-английски?
    (по-англи́йски).

    I don't understand. Speak (how) in Russian, please --- Я не понимаю. Говорите, пожалуйста, по-русски

    Plural nouns in Russian (where) - Существительные множественного числа в русском (языке)

    you also can say - фраза на русском

    no real difference
    but "на английском" is used more frequently than "по английски"
    especially with verbs related to language learning

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