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    Let's say Alice lived in San Francisco. Then she went to a hotel in San Francisco to visit some friends. Then she has not be seen since, so she was last seen at the hotel. I thought up a few ways to describe this scenario:

    "Alice went missing at/in/from/out of San Francisco."
    "Alice went missing at/in/from/out of a hotel."

    Which of "at", "in", "from", "out of" should be used in these two sentences?

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    'Alice went missing in San Francisco.'

    'Alice went missing from a hotel.'

    'Alice went missing from a hotel in San Francisco.'

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    So, this would be not right:

    "A second man who was missing out of San Francisco has been found and is safe back home with his family, according to police."
    (Source:--- nbcbayarea.com/news/local/One-Alzheimer-Patient-Found-One-Still-Missing-142001723.html)

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    I would have written 'A second man who went missing from...'

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