6 in school a) in the school building : Sandra’s not in school today.
b) American English attending a school or university rather than having a job : Are your boys still in school?
Source: Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English5 at school a) in the school building : I can get some work done while the kids are at school.
b) British English attending a school, rather than being at college or university or having a job : We’ve got two children at school, and one at university.
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