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    Default ON King's Cross Station

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    (1) Several days ago, a thread starter wanted to know what preposition to use in a

    sentence such as "I met him ___ King's Cross [railroad] Station in London." I think

    the teacher answered "at."

    (2) I am too stupid to find that thread, so I am posting this in case she/he sees this

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    (a) I have just read the most astonishing sentence in a very literate British magazine

    written by a presumably well-educated British gentleman:

    "The last time I saw her was in 1997 on King's Cross Station."

    (i) I may be wrong, but I am guessing that it means something like:

    The last time I saw her was in 1997 on [the platform at] King's Cross Station.

    (I have seen in movies the magnificent London train terminals with their

    platforms on which passengers wait to board their trains.)

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    Default Re: ON King's Cross Station

    I agree with you, unless:
    a. Kings Cross Station is a TV show. OR
    b. She was on the roof.

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