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  1. anupumh's Avatar
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    Question At or On your Doorstep

    Hi,

    Which is appropriate and why?

    "At your doorstep"

    "On your doorstep"

    Thanks

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    Re: At or On your Doorstep

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Hi,

    Which is appropriate and why?

    "At your doorstep"

    "On your doorstep"

    Thanks
    Anupumh bhai, it really depends on context, they could both be appropriate.

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    #3

    Re: At or On your Doorstep

    It actually depends on context.
    We say:
    1. Someone is standing at the door (or) at the doorstep
    (but)
    2. A notice on the door
    Afuller context would be of help
    best,

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