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    stay in/ at one's house

    Lan is staying ... her aunt's house in Hanoi now.
    A. in B. on C. with D. at
    I chose D but the key is A. So what is the best choice? Please help me
    Thank you very much.
    Last edited by tranlam1609; 30-Dec-2013 at 04:19.

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    Re: stay in/ at one's house

    I'd use "at" in that sentence, but I'd really say "Lan is staying with her aunt."

    Note that "aunt's" needs an apostrophe.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: stay in/ at one's house

    Quote Originally Posted by tranlam1609 View Post
    Lan is staying ... her aunts house in Hanoi now.
    A. in B. on C. with D. at
    I chose D but the key is A. So what is the best choice? Please help me
    Thank you very much.
    D is the best answer. A is acceptable but it sounds almost as though she cannot leave the house. John is staying in the jail until next week because he was accused of theft - he has little choice. John is staying at the jail because there are no other places for him to sleep - he does have a choice. My understanding of this matter may differ from others around the world.

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