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    Ng admitted to possessing 11 bras in his flat at Bishan Street 22,

    Ng admitted to possessing 11 bras in his flat at Bishan Street 22, which the police suspect were stolen.

    The above is a sentence from a local newspaper.

    Is 'at' the correct preposition?

    Thanks.

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    Re: Ng admitted to possessing 11 bras in his flat at Bishan Street 22,

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    Ng admitted to possessing 11 bras in his flat at Bishan Street 22, which the police suspect were stolen.

    The above is a sentence from a local newspaper.

    Is 'at' the correct preposition?

    Thanks.
    "At" works. In AmE we would say "at 22 Bishan Street".

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    Re: Ng admitted to possessing 11 bras in his flat at Bishan Street 22,

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    "At" works. In AmE we would say "at 22 Bishan Street".
    We'd say that in BrE, too.

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    Re: Ng admitted to possessing 11 bras in his flat at Bishan Street 22,

    Thanks, Mike and Rover.

    I would like to clarify. Where I live, Bishan Street 22 is not an address. It is the name of the street.

    Is 'at' still the correct preposition?

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    Re: Ng admitted to possessing 11 bras in his flat at Bishan Street 22,

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    Thanks, Mike and Rover.

    I would like to clarify. Where I live, Bishan Street 22 is not an address. It is the name of the street.

    Is 'at' still the correct preposition?
    In that case I'd use "in". (BrE)

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    Re: Ng admitted to possessing 11 bras in his flat at Bishan Street 22,

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    Thanks, Mike and Rover.

    I would like to clarify. Where I live, Bishan Street 22 is not an address. It is the name of the street.

    Is 'at' still the correct preposition?
    In that case, in AmE it would be "on".

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