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    at/in the parade

    You will be surprised at the number of the people in the parade -- over two million people each year! At the parade, people dance, show off their costumes, and have fun.
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    In the above passage, is "at the parade" and "in the parade" interchangeable?
    What's the difference in meaning between "at the parade" and "in the parade"?

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    Re: at/in the parade

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    You will be surprised at the number of the people in the parade -- over two million people each year! At the parade, people dance, show off their costumes, and have fun.
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    In the above passage, is "at the parade" and "in the parade" interchangeable?
    What's the difference in meaning between "at the parade" and "in the parade"?
    Bear in mind I am not an English teacher. But a native speaker.

    To me, in the parade means you would be a member of the parade team. ie parading.

    At the parade could be a parade member or any bystander - anyone that was there.

    A similar phrase: Are you in the team. Were you at the match. Do you see the similarity.

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