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    #1

    Post Grammar

    Hello ,



    Tick the right answer off and why ?

    Bill said that he works in Bank.
    Bill said that he works at bank.


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    #2

    Re: Grammar

    Not a teacher

    in - means virtually under the roof of the bank.
    at - means that he is an employee of the bank.

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    #3

    Re: Grammar

    Both are correct: in for what the person does/is doing inside (works inside a bank) and at for where that action takes place (at a bank).

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    Re: Grammar

    In BrE, we can work at or in a bank - there is no difference in meaning.

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    #5

    Re: Grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    In BrE, we can work at or in a bank - there is no difference in meaning.
    "a" is necessary here, as you wrote it, isn't it?

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    #6

    Re: Grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by Angala View Post
    Hello ,



    Tick the right answer off and why ?

    Bill said that he works in Bank.
    Bill said that he works at bank.


    Thanks you !
    Neither is correct as written. You need "a" or "the" depending on context and either "in" or "at" again, depending on context.

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    Re: Grammar

    . . . and bank doesn't need a capital letter, unless it's the name of a town.

    Rover

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