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  1. Angela R's Avatar
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    #1

    at the church/in the church

    Dear teachers! Could you please help me? There is a sentence "It started after a townswoman was late for the Shriving service in the Olney Church of St Peter and St Paul. "
    And you have to find a mistake. The keys say I should use "at the Olney Church"

    Could you be so kind and explain it to me?

    Thanks a lot.

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    #2

    Re: at the church/in the church

    Quote Originally Posted by Angela R View Post
    Dear teachers! Could you please help me? There is a sentence "It started after a townswoman was late for the Shriving service in the Olney Church of St Peter and St Paul. "
    And you have to find a mistake. The keys say I should use "at the Olney Church"

    Could you be so kind and explain it to me?

    Thanks a lot.
    Both "in" and "at" are possible.

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    #3

    Re: at the church/in the church

    I agree with bhaisahab. Consequently, I can't find an error in that sentence.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

  4. Angela R's Avatar
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    #4

    Re: at the church/in the church

    Thank you a lot. I couldn`t find an error in this sentence either. I was taught to use both.

  5. Angela R's Avatar
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    #5

    Re: at the church/in the church

    Thank you a lot for your help.

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