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    Live on or Live in? Which is correct?

    Hi all,

    Which of these are correct?

    I live on the 23rd street in Park ridge?

    or

    I live in the 23rd street in Park ridge?

    Another doubt that haunts me is

    On the corner of the street (or) at the corner of the street

    Thanks in advance

    Daniel

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    Re: Live on or Live in? Which is correct?

    First, you should drop the "the" before 23rd. Second, you need to capitalize "Ridge".

    With those corrections in mind, The first is correct in AmE; the second is correct in BrE.

    For your last question, both "on" and "at" are correct and have the same meaning.

    I will meet you at the corner of 53rd and Broadway.
    I will meet you on the corner of 53rd and Broadway.

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    Re: Live on or Live in? Which is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    For your last question, both "on" and "at" are correct and have the same meaning.

    I will meet you at the corner of 53rd and Broadway.
    I will meet you on the corner of 53rd and Broadway.
    At the corner and on the corner are correct but is specific to AmE and BrE
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    #4

    Re: Live on or Live in? Which is correct?

    Are both of these correct....

    Which street does she live in? and Which street does she live on?

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    #5

    Re: Live on or Live in? Which is correct?

    No. To the best of my knowledge they both work in both varieties of English.

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    Re: Live on or Live in? Which is correct?

    <<<Which street does she live in? and Which street does she live on?>>>

    Only the second is correct in AmE. I assume the first is correct in BrE.

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    Re: Live on or Live in? Which is correct?

    I'm British and I say I live on Cornwall Road.

    I used to live on Lord Street.

    Everybody I know says 'on'.

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    Re: Live on or Live in? Which is correct?

    I'm British and I live in XXX Road. Everybody I know says "in".

    I hope learners understand why it's frequently not possible to just come up with a "rule".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Live on or Live in? Which is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I'm British and I live in XXX Road.
    So do I- could it be regional?

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    #10

    Re: Live on or Live in? Which is correct?

    I am not a teacher.

    I'm British and I used to live in XXX Road as well.

    At various times I worked in Shaftesbury Avenue, on Piccadilly and on Park Lane.

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