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  1. wotcha's Avatar
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    #1

    Tom is the tallest boy in school/the school/ a school.

    1) Tom is the tallest boy in school.

    2) Tom is the tallest boy in the school.

    3) Tom is the tallest boy in a school.



    Which is/are acceptable?

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    #2

    Re: Tom is the tallest boy in school/the school/ a school.

    [/QUOTE]#1 and #2 are acceptable. #3 is not.

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