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    in a hospital/at hospital

    Which one is correct:
    He works in a hospital. or
    He works at hospital.
    If both are correct, what is the difference?
    Is it possible to say-"...at a hospital"? When?
    Thanx

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    Re: in a hospital/at hospital

    With 'works', I'd use 'in'. If someone is being treated I'd use 'at'.


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    Re: in a hospital/at hospital

    Quote Originally Posted by trustM
    Which one is correct:
    He works in a hospital. or
    He works at hospital.
    If both are correct, what is the difference?
    Is it possible to say-"...at a hospital"? When?
    Thanx

    Apart from what Tdol says - - , I would also add the use of articles.That is.
    'in hospital' means as a patient as well as 'at school/ college,etc.' means as a student or 'to church' involves some kind of religious service.Compare these sentences to 'My Mum's in THE hospital' (Perhaps she works there or just visiting someone).

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