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    Hi teachers

    The hospital is on the left, the bank is in the middle and the supermarket is on the right.

    Usually we say 'the bank is between the hospital and the supermarket'.

    If a primary student writes ''the bank is between the supermarket and the hospital', will you deem it incorrect?

    Thanks for your help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    Hi teachers

    The hospital is on the left, the bank is in the middle and the supermarket is on the right.

    Usually we say 'the bank is between the hospital and the supermarket'.

    If a primary student writes ''the bank is between the supermarket and the hospital', will you deem it incorrect?

    Thanks for your help.
    Yes.

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    Yes.
    Thanks Moderator bhaisahab,

    You mean you deem it incorrect?

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    Default Re: between two places

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    If a primary student writes ''the bank is between the supermarket and the hospital', will you deem it incorrect?
    I wouldn't, especially if they were standing to the right of the supermarket when they gave the location.

    ps. What is a 'primary student?

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    I wouldn't, especially if they were standing to the right of the supermarket when they gave the location.

    ps. What is a 'primary student?
    Thanks Moderator 5jj


    Not 'primary student,a primary school pupil.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    Thanks Moderator bhaisahab,

    You mean you deem it incorrect?
    No, sorry, I misread the question. I would say it was correct.

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