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    Quote Originally Posted by keen learner View Post
    Why isn't "the" necessary,please explain?

    Example We don't say: "She's in room/lobby." We say:"She's in the room/lobby." So does the same rule not apply for "reception"?
    "She is in the reception(area)." or Can we say:"She's in reception." and it would mean the same as "She's in the reception."?
    You can say "She's in reception" or "She's at reception" to mean that she is in the reception area or at the reception desk. "She is at/in the reception" has a different meaning altogether.

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    Default Re: in reception

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    You can say "She's in reception" or "She's at reception" to mean that she is in the reception area or at the reception desk. "She is at/in the reception" has a different meaning altogether.
    Thanks.
    Could you please tell the meaning?
    Does that mean that the person is in some wedding reception or some function or an event?

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    Quote Originally Posted by keen learner View Post
    Does that mean that the person is in some wedding reception or some function or an event?
    Yes, that's right but "at" would be more natural than "in".

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