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Which is correct: interested on or interested in?

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You can check questions like this using the Corpus of Contemporary American English. “Interested in” gets 23703 results and “interested on” gets only 13.

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Interested in chess is correct. Nobody says interested on chess, for example.

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"In", only. One can also be "interested to [verb]", e.g. "I'd be interested to see whether he shows up.".

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