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    on/at staircase

    I am sitting on the staircase is correct or I am sitting at the staircase is correct

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    Re: on/at staircase

    It depends. It could be either.
    "on the staircase" = on one of the steps
    "at the staircase" = not on any of the steps but in the immediate proximity to the staircase

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