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    buy at/buy from

    I think in the following sentence, both "at" and "from" are acceptable, but I am not sure, so I'd like to seek language experts' opinions. Thanks a lot.

    "We can buy this kind of food (A. at B. from) McDonald’s and KFC, or any other convenience store."

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    Re: buy at/buy from

    'At' and 'from' are both acceptable, but McDonald's and KFC are not convenience stores, so delete 'other'.

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    Re: buy at/buy from

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    'At' and 'from' are both acceptable...
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    In this context, of course.

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    Re: buy at/buy from

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    'At' and 'from' are both acceptable, but McDonald's and KFC are not convenience stores, so delete 'other'.

    Rover
    Dear Rover,

    Oh yes, "other" shoud be deleted. I didn't catch that silly error! Thank you heartily.

    maoyueh

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