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    We missed our train because we were waiting on a/the wrong platform.

    Hi,

    We missed our train because we were waiting on a/the wrong platform.

    Which is idiomatic?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: We missed our train because we were waiting on a/the wrong platform.

    Quote Originally Posted by taked4700 View Post
    Hi,

    We missed our train because we were waiting on a/the wrong platform.

    Which is idiomatic?

    Thanks in advance.
    If you were not on the right platform you were on the wrong platform. You had to be on a specific platform, so use "the".

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