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    #1

    its office is at/in ...

    The secretariat administers the review board, and its office is at/in Strategic Planning Group of Research & Development Department of the company.

    Which should I use, "at" or "in", in the above sentence?

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    #2

    Re: its office is at/in ...

    "In the Strategic Planning Group of the Research..."

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    #3

    Re: its office is at/in ...

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    "In the Strategic Planning Group of the Research..."
    Thank you!

    Is it always necessary to put "the" before the name or a group, department, division, etc. of a company/organization?

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    #4

    Re: its office is at/in ...

    We rarely say 'never' or 'always', as there are likely to be exceptions.

    Let's say it's usually necessary to put 'the' in that context.

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    Re: its office is at/in ...

    Quote Originally Posted by herbivorie View Post
    Thank you!

    Is it always necessary to put "the" before the name or a group, department, division, etc. of a company/organization?
    Depends on context. I might say "we have to run this by Legal," but I would refer to them as "the Legal Department."

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    Re: its office is at/in ...

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Depends on context. I might say "we have to run this by Legal," but I would refer to them as "the Legal Department."
    I see.
    What does "run" mean in this case?

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    #7

    Re: its office is at/in ...

    It means 'submit it to the Legal Department fpr approval'.

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