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    prepositon "at" and "in"

    I always have problem using the prepositon "at" and "in".

    Which of the following is correct?

    The music director wants my daughter to sing in the 2nd service.
    The music director wants my daughter to sing at the 2nd service.

    I would use the first sentence, but I am not sure

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    Re: prepositon "at" and "in"

    Both are correct. They can have different meanings, but in this context, both are equally understandable. I would suggest that the first one, "in" the service, is very clear that the director expects her to be up front, on stage, in the choir. To say she should sing "at" the service might mean the music director is hoping she will pipe up from the congregation and add some voice to the choir from the pews.

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