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    #1

    at/on the elbows

    patch
    a small piece of material that is sewn on something to cover a hole in it:
    a jacket with leather patches at the elbows
    Longman dictionary

    Is "at" interchangeable with "on" here?
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    #2

    Re: at/on the elbows

    Yes.

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    #3

    Re: at/on the elbows

    I actually prefer "on."

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    #4

    Re: at/on the elbows

    It is interesting that the dictionary used that example to refer to patches covering holes.
    Some jackets are made with elbow patches as a matter of style.

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    Re: at/on the elbows


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