I don't fully remember now, but I think that I was trying to say that 'has retired' should be accepted too. It may seem that I was wrong because it is an adjective, but I believe that I was talking about the present perfect tense and how it relates to the meaning of the adjective.
I have to say, the female voice is unintelligible (for me, at least) for this sentence, while the male voice is completely clear and understandable.
The male voice is Mathieu (Ivona), but the female voice is not Ivona's Céline, who is much easier to understand than whatever is given.
I thought of running this by you here on the discussion.
Is it really incorrect to say "my uncle is on retirement"? It struck me as odd when I got dinged for using on instead of in. As a native speaker, I find that a person being in retirement is very strange.
What do you think? Am I in the wrong for writing on retirement?
Hi Alex. I have been thinking about the use of " in" and " on " and I cant think of any helpful rules that determine which one native English speakers will use. When you use the wrong one it sounds very odd although people will understand what you mean
Some correct examples I am going on holiday and I am already in holiday mode.
I am in denial.
He is on course to finish in time. You are in trouble and on report.