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    at a point

    "At" is used to talk about position at a point.

    Does "point" mean a particular position,location, or place.

    e.g Let's meet at Queen's building.

    Thanks.
    Last edited by Winwin2011; 28-Oct-2012 at 15:10. Reason: Add a context

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    Re: at a point

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    Context?

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    #3

    Re: at a point

    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post
    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    Context?
    Thanks Chicken Sandwich.

    If John says, "I'll meet you at the bank", does he mean "outside the bank" or "inside the bank"?

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    Re: at a point

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    Thanks Chicken Sandwich.

    If John says, "I'll meet you at the bank", does he mean "outside the bank" or "inside the bank"?
    It's ambiguous. He could mean either.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: at a point

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It's ambiguous. He could mean either.
    Thanks emsr2d2.

    Does it mean there's no ambiguity,if we say "I'll meet you in the bank" ?

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    #6

    Re: at a point

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    Thanks emsr2d2.

    Does it mean there's no ambiguity (no comma required) if we say "I'll meet you in the bank" ?
    That is not ambiguous at all. That only means "inside the bank".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: at a point

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    That is not ambiguous at all. That only means "inside the bank".
    Thanks again emsr2d2.

    Is it better to say 'I'll meet you in front of the bank" if we mean "outside the bank" ?

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    #8

    Re: at a point

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    Is it better to say 'I'll meet you in front of the bank" if we mean "outside the bank" ?
    Not really.

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    Re: at a point

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    Thanks again emsr2d2.

    Is it better to say 'I'll meet you in front of the bank" if we mean "outside the bank" ?
    Why do you want to change "I'll meet you outside the bank"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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