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    Default Is there something wrong with this?

    When I was in Junior High School...

    * Someone told me that we cannot use in in this sentence... Is it coorect?

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    Default Re: Is there something wrong with this?

    No, there is nothing wrong with 'in' here.

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    Default Re: Is there something wrong with this?

    Quote Originally Posted by Horsa View Post
    No, there is nothing wrong with 'in' here.
    How about:
    When I was a junior high school, I enjoyed mathematics and history and I liked the teacher who teach the subject.

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    Default Re: Is there something wrong with this?

    Blouen, how clever of you to be a junior high school! How you must have changed since then.

    When I was in junior... When I attended junior... When I was a pupil in junior...

    We would not in these contexts require "a" unless there was a specific reason to indicate the type of school.

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    Default Re: Is there something wrong with this?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Blouen, how clever of you to be a junior high school! How you must have changed since then.

    When I was in junior... When I attended junior... When I was a pupil in junior...

    We would not in these contexts require "a" unless there was a specific reason to indicate the type of school.
    I could also say : When I was a junior high school student,RIGHT?

    Actually, this is not my statement, I'm just gathering some info on how I could reprove this statement.

    I think it should be "in"instead of "a".

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    Default Re: Is there something wrong with this?

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    I could also say : When I was a junior high school student,RIGHT? Indeed - perfect!

    Actually, this is not my statement, I'm just gathering some info on how I could reprove this statement.

    I think it should be "in"instead of "a". If I understand you right, then "in junior high school" is right, and the inclusion of "a" is unnecessary.
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    Default Re: Is there something wrong with this?

    You did understand me right, Anglika. Thanks a lot!

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Blouen, how clever of you to be a junior high school! How you must have changed since then.
    But I didnīt get this very clearly...

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