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    Default in the distance / at a distance

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me your competent opinion concerning the following sentences?

    1. “The ship was seen in the distance.”
    2. “The picture looks better at a distance.”

    in the distance = far away
    at a distance = to a distance

    Thank you for your efforts.

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    V.
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    Default Re: in the distance / at a distance

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me your competent opinion concerning the following sentences?

    1. “The ship was seen in the distance.”
    2. “The pictures looks better at a distance.”

    in the distance = far away
    at a distance = to a distance

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Default Re: in the distance / at a distance

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me your competent opinion concerning the following sentences?

    1. “The ship was seen in the distance.”
    2. “The picture(s)? looks better at a distance.” 'From a distance.'

    in the distance = far away
    at a distance = to a distance

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    Bhai.

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