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    Talking where/what/which (+ at/in)

    Where are you studying/working at/in?
    What school are you studying/working at/in?
    Which school are you studying/working at/in?

    1) I'd like to know whether the at/in is redundant in the first sentence.

    2) Isn't it hard to distinguish 2 and 3? Both sounds fine?


    3) should we use in/at?

    thanks a lot

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    Re: where/what/which (+ at/in)

    Quote Originally Posted by Tedwonny View Post
    Where are you studying/working at/in? Neither. Stop at studying/working.
    What school are you studying/working at/in? In BrE, "at".
    Which school are you studying/working at/in? In BrE, "at".

    1) I'd like to know whether the at/in is redundant in the first sentence. Yes.

    2) Isn't it hard to distinguish 2 and 3? Both sounds fine? They mean the same thing.


    3) should we use in/at? In BrE, "at".

    Thanks a lot.
    See above.

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    Re: where/what/which (+ at/in)

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    See above.
    What school are you studying/working at/in? In BrE, "at".
    Which school are you studying/working at/in? In BrE, "at".

    Does it mean that In AmE, American use "in"?

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    Re: where/what/which (+ at/in)

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    What school are you studying/working at/in? In BrE, "at".
    Which school are you studying/working at/in? In BrE, "at".

    Does it mean that In AmE, American use "in"?
    I wasn't sure, that's why I only gave the BrE answer. However, I know Americans say "I'm in school" so I'm not sure if that also goes for "What school are you studying in?" I'm sure an AmE speaker will answer you.

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