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    prepositions

    Help me to choose the correct preposition in the following sentence
    I had a nice holiday on the Red Sea.
    I had a nice holiday at the Red Sea.

    Which is correct?
    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: prepositions

    I'd use on/by


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    Re: prepositions

    [QUOTE=anna_] Help me to choose the correct preposition in the following sentence
    I had a nice holiday on the Red Sea.
    I had a nice holiday at the Red Sea.
    Which is correct?


    My opinion:
    "on the Red Sea" implies that you're in a boat, or on a ship.

    "at the Red Sea" implies that you were on the shore, or swimming in the water.

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