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    #1

    Shouldn't it be :in" or "on" instead?

    He has peddled his wares at Sunset Road for the past 47 years.

    Shouldn't it be "in" or "on" instead of "at"?

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Shouldn't it be :in" or "on" instead?

    That depends on context and what "Sunset Road" refers to.

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    Re: Shouldn't it be :in" or "on" instead?

    Thanks, Mike.

    Sunset Road is a big road and some people sell their wares there. There is no traffic along that stretch of road.

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    Re: Shouldn't it be :in" or "on" instead?

    Then I would say "at", if it is a known place to sell wares,

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    #5

    Re: Shouldn't it be :in" or "on" instead?

    Not a teacher.

    Yeah "At" is pretty correct!
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 07-Aug-2014 at 07:31. Reason: Added "Not a teacher".

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    #6

    Re: Shouldn't it be :in" or "on" instead?

    KristinDalton, something can't be "pretty correct". It's either correct or it's not. We also try to avoid the use of non-standard English on the forum so "Yeah" is not appropriate.

    In addition, you will note that the forum guidelines require you to start your posts with "Not a teacher" if you are answering another learner's question. You do not need to write it if you are opening a thread and writing your own question. I have edited your post above with the relevant words.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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