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    Whether you are young or old, you have to admit that playing games is good for people at/in/with all ages.



    Could any of the three prepostions underlined in the above work with the sample? Thanks.

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    Default Re: people at/in/with all ages

    The only one of the three I would use is "at", but 'of' is most commonly used in such a sentence and certainly would be my choice.

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    Thanks, 2006.
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    I'd prefer "people of all ages." This would mean people in their 20s, in the 30s, in their 80s, whatever their ages, different individuals, irrespective of their ages.

    "people at all ages" is correct in a different type of context--it would imply the same people as they advanced through life. But that wasn't the question, or the context given, so I don't think you should worry about it now.

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    Thanks, 2006.
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    Quote Originally Posted by baqarah131 View Post
    I'd prefer "people of all ages." This would mean people in their 20s, in the 30s, in their 80s, whatever their ages, different individuals, irrespective of their ages.

    "people at all ages" is correct in a different type of context--it would imply the same people as they advanced through life. But that wasn't the question, or the context given, so I don't think you should worry about it now.

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    Thanks Edward.

    Spot on! I think you have pointed out the subtle nuances for me.

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