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    There were many rats in/at the neighbourhood of my house.

    There were many rats in/at the neighbourhood of my block of flats.

    Which preposition should I use?

    Thanks.

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    Re: There were many rats in/at the neighbourhood of my house.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    There were many rats in/at the neighbourhood of my block of flats.

    Which preposition should I use?

    Thanks.
    "in"

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    #3

    Re: There were many rats in/at the neighbourhood of my house.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    There were many rats in/at the neighbourhood of my block of flats.

    Which preposition should I use?

    Thanks.
    You would use "in". But "the neighborhood of my block of flats" sounds a bit strange. You might just say "in my neighborhood" or "in/around my block of flats.

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