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    edmondjanet is offline Member
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    Default in hospital or to hospital

    I admitted my brother "in" the city hospital yesterday night.
    I admitted my brother "to" the city hospital yesterday night.
    Which preposition is correct?
    Thank you.

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    Default Re: in hospital or to hospital

    Quote Originally Posted by edmondjanet View Post
    I admitted my brother "in" the city hospital yesterday night.
    I admitted my brother "to" the city hospital yesterday night.
    Which preposition is correct?
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    Do you mean that you took your brother to the city hospital? Doctors usually admit patients, not family members.

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    Default Re: in hospital or to hospital

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Do you mean that you took your brother to the city hospital? Doctors usually admit patients, not family members.
    ^This^

    In America, we would not say 'yesterday' night, we would instead say 'last' night. Therefore, the better way of writing this sentence would be:

    My brother was admitted to the city hospital last night.

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    I took my brother to the city hospital last night.

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    Default Re: in hospital or to hospital

    or

    I had my brother admitted to the city hospital last night.

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