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    in/at the station

    My friend will pick me up at the stataion.

    1. Is it correct to use in the station?

    2. What's the difference?

    3. Is it Ok to use at station? (without the)

    THank you
    Last edited by dido4; 12-Jan-2006 at 06:22.

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    Re: in/at the station

    "at" refers to a point in space or time, whereas "in" is short for inside. For example,

    They will meet us in(side) the station.
    They will meet us at (either outside or inside) the station.

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