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    #1

    "in" the train station

    There are many people in the train station.
    Is the preposition in acceptable in the above sentence?
    Last edited by sitifan; 07-Jan-2014 at 10:05.
    I need native speakers' help.

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    #2

    Re: "in" the train station

    I'd use in for a large, enclosed, roofed-over or underground station and at for a smaller station in the open air.

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