2013-09-15Why wrong:  Proportions in English use out of and not on. French uses sur (deux sur trois), as if the number two were sitting on the number three, as in 2/3.  English uses another metaphor:  that of a group containing three members and two of them are removed (taken out of) the group.  So, we take two out of three, hence the idiom.  To speak properly,Squarehead Blog

Correct it:  Say “Two out of three like it.” It is also possible to sayTwo thirds like it.”

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“Two on three like it.”
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“Two on three like it.”