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    Default streets' junction

    You please consider there is a junction of Main Street and Second Avenue. Which ones are correct?
    1. It's at the corner of Main Street and Second Avenue.
    2. It's at the corner of Main and Second.
    3. It's at the corner of Main and Second Street.
    4. It's at the corner of Main and Second Streets.
    5. It's at the corner of Second and Main Avenue.
    6. It's at the corner of Second and Main Avenues.

    7. Replacing 'at' with 'on' in the above sentences.

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    Default Re: streets' junction

    Quote Originally Posted by atabitaraf View Post
    You please consider there is a junction of Main Street and Second Avenue. Which ones are correct?
    1. It's at the corner of Main Street and Second Avenue.
    2. It's at the corner of Main and Second.
    3. It's at the corner of Main and Second Street.
    4. It's at the corner of Main and Second Streets.
    5. It's at the corner of Second and Main Avenue.
    6. It's at the corner of Second and Main Avenues.

    7. Replacing 'at' with 'on' in the above sentences.
    #1 is OK (BrE). You could use "on" instead of "at".

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    Default Re: streets' junction

    #1 and #2 are OK in AmE. 'On' is fine, too.

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    Default Re: streets' junction

    4 and 6 are wrong. You don't change the name from street to avenue or vice versa.

    I can't say why, but "2nd and Main" sounds more natural than "Main and 2nd."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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