Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. Angela R's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Russian
      • Home Country:
      • Belarus
      • Current Location:
      • Belarus

    • Join Date: Jul 2011
    • Posts: 5
    #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.

  2. bhaisahab's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • Ireland

    • Join Date: Apr 2008
    • Posts: 25,592
    #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.

  3. emsr2d2's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • UK

    • Join Date: Jul 2009
    • Posts: 41,814
    #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
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Russian
      • Home Country:
      • Belarus
      • Current Location:
      • Belarus

    • Join Date: Jul 2011
    • Posts: 5
    #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
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Russian
      • Home Country:
      • Belarus
      • Current Location:
      • Belarus

    • Join Date: Jul 2011
    • Posts: 5
    #5

    Re: at the church/in the church

    Thank you a lot for your help.

Similar Threads

  1. church
    By jiang in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 09-May-2012, 15:30
  2. at church or in church
    By Wesley P in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 26-Oct-2010, 05:01
  3. see you in church
    By lauraguan in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 15-Jul-2009, 09:05
  4. At / in church
    By sitifan in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 04-Dec-2008, 22:35
  5. Please, help me, it's for my church!
    By kjackie28 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-Dec-2005, 05:53

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •