at the place
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The police officials imposed curfew at/in the place where riots took place.
Please help me to choose the correct option.
at the place
An outsider refers to: at the place of accident, at the place of crime, at the place of the event...
Here, IMO, the sentence can be re-structured as follows:
The police officials imosed curfew (on people) at the place of the riots.
also: impose curfew on the place of the riots
Last edited by bianca; 16-Jun-2007 at 22:48.
Last edited by Dr. Jamshid Ibrahim; 16-Jun-2007 at 17:56.
The police officials imosed curfew (upon somebody, rioters) when they arrived at the place of the riots.
-- it is a different story from that of Gary
To arrive 'in' a city, yes, but 'at' a place, 'at' my house, not in my house, at a certain destination and so on.
The police imposed curfew aton the place of the riots. Do you mean 'in the place of the riots'?
Last edited by bianca; 16-Jun-2007 at 22:43.
sorry about that...
When you are inside the house, then it is Ok to say 'they arrived in my home/house'. But when not, it is 'at my house'.
And Jamshid, I know that both 'arrive in' and 'arrive at' exist, but we refer to this particular example right now. Do you have an answer??
Last edited by bianca; 16-Jun-2007 at 18:07.
Last edited by Dr. Jamshid Ibrahim; 16-Jun-2007 at 19:45.