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Posted by **rfvv** on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 8:31pm.

1. He spent a lot of money on dancing.

2. He spent a lot of money in dancing.

3. He spent a lot of money on buying things at the shop.

4. He spent a lot of money in buying things at the shop.

5. He spent a lot of money dancing.

6. He spent a lot of money buying things at the shop.

(Which expressions are grammatical?)

•English - Ms. Sue, Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 8:10pm

2 and 4 are incorrect. The others are right.

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Thank you very much for your help. What about the following? I changed 'money' into 'time'.

1. He spent a lot of time on dancing.

2. He spent a lot of time in dancing.

3. He spent a lot of time on buying things at the shop.

4. He spent a lot of time in buying things at the shop.

5. He spent a lot of time dancing.

6. He spent a lot of time buying things at the shop.

(Which expressions are grammatical?)

- English -
**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 8:40pm5 and 6 are best. The others are awkward.

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