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    Default In or at the back?

    Could you tell me when to use "in" the back and "at " the back? Thanks in advance

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    Default Re: In or at the back?

    Br E or Am E? In Br E we don't say 'in back of' (except in printed instructions - "pass tab A through hole in back of <something>" ), and rarely use 'in the back of' (only when 'back' is a noun - "There was a hole in the back of the chair").

    I don't know the details, but Am E (with some restrictions???) can use 'in back of' to mean 'behind'.

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    Default Re: In or at the back?

    I think so, but should be any differences?

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