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    Question on preposition

    Dear teacher,I would like to ask about the usage of ''in'' and ''at'' in relation to the place where a person is.I would be glad if my request is granted.
    Thanks.

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    Re: Question on preposition

    If I am "in" a building, you can be sure I am inside.
    If I am "at" a building, I may be inside, or I may be just outside.

    I can say: I'll meet you at the resaturant - look for me on that bench outside the door. But I can't say that with "in."

    Do you have other specific uses that you've seen and have questions about?

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    Re: Question on preposition

    (IN & AT) is a very copmplicated topic for me !

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    Re: Question on preposition

    asmaa, why don't you write a couple sentences in here using in or at and we can see if we can help you.


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    Re: Question on preposition

    Hi Barb
    I find your explanation very helpful to me. Many thanks.

    Cheers
    Udara

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