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  1. Anonymous
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    prepositions of place

    I would like to know if there is any difference between these expressions:

    1. in the hospital
    at the hospital

    2. in the school
    at school

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    AT the hospital is a general location, so is more likely to be used for a patient who is being treated, but not staying. IN is more likely to be used for a patient staying or someone employed there.

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    To my knowledge, ' at ' signifies only a location :)

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    It is a location, but not a very specific one.

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