When I said " I live in Saltspring island." my friend said" It's wrong sentence. " Why??
Feb 14, 2011 10:18 AM
Answers · 2
It's wrong because one lives on an island, not in it. One lives in a city or town or district: so you could say, "I live in Jeju City in Jeju Province on Jeju-do Island."
February 14, 2011
1)Because it's an island. In English, you live ON an island.
2)Because 'island' is part of the location's name, 'Saltspring Island', so it should start with a capital letter.
"I live on Saltspring Island"