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When you speak of someone being on the ward, is on the only acceptable preposition? Is there a difference between American and British English on this? Would complements change the preposition required? (On the ward, but in the maternity ward?)
The COCA tells me "in" is slightly more prevalent than "on", but I'm not sure about the difference in usage in American English.
Thanks in advance for enlightening me.