Which of the following is grammatically correct?

"We are not on war"

"We are not in war"


I think that "We're not at war" is correct (example).

  • I was going to post a comment showing results from Google Books for all three of Britain was at/on/in war. But for reasons I can't begin to understand, GB claims in is over 6 times more common that at there. (Fortunately, Google Ngrams gets it right! :) – FumbleFingers May 29 '16 at 16:48

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