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    finding shelter

    Hello, I have a question.
    It has to do with "finding shelter"

    This is the sentence as I wrote it:

    With a box full instructions, he travels towards the city he has been studying all his life.
    He is send out to find shelter at David Wilde, an expelled history professor.

    is it
    a) finding shelter at David Wilde, an expelled history professor
    b) finding shelter with David Wilde, an expelled history professor
    c) finding shelter by David Wilde, an expelled history professor

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    Re: finding shelter

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello, I have a question.
    It has to do with "finding shelter"

    This is the sentence as I wrote it:

    With a box full instructions, he travels towards the city he has been studying all his life.
    He is send sent out to find shelter at David Wilde, an expelled history professor.

    is it
    a) finding shelter at David Wilde, an expelled history professor
    b) finding shelter with David Wilde, an expelled history professor
    c) finding shelter by David Wilde, an expelled history professor

    please mail it to:
    EMAIL REMOVED - Send PM to This User Instead
    We would use "at" for a specific location, "in" for a city or a building, "with" for a person. We never use "by." (Germans often make this mistake, since their word for the same thing is "bei.")

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