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    Default Along/by thw road

    Fan stood along/ by the road to greet the celebrity.

    Which preposition is appropriate here?

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    Default Re: Along/by thw road

    Quote Originally Posted by sdpegasus View Post
    Fan stood along/ by the road to greet the celebrity.

    Which preposition is appropriate here?
    I'd be a very disappointed celebrity if only one fan had come out to greet me!

    I would say that people "lined the streets" but if you must use a preposition, then they "stood along the road[side]s".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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