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Thread: at and on

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    at and on

    what is the difference between at and on. does "at" use for a specific thing and on for unspecific or irregular things.

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    Re: at and on

    What do you mean by ' unspecific or irregular things'? For location we generally at for a general location (at work/home, etc) and in for a specific place (in the kitchen), and on for the top surface (on the table). However, prepositions have many uses and meanings.

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