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    #1

    teaches at/in a school

    Mr Tony teaches at/in a school.

    Which bold word should I use?

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: teaches at/in a school

    I would use at.

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    #3

    Re: teaches at/in a school

    So would I, but I don't think 'in' is wrong.

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    Re: teaches at/in a school

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    So would I, but I don't think 'in' is wrong.
    Thanks, 5jj.

    I guess 'in' is AmE.

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    #5

    Re: teaches at/in a school

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    I guess 'in' is AmE.
    You'll hear both used in BrE for that sentence.

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