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    On the Corner / In the Corner

    Hi.

    I have Googled the two of these expressions and found as many results of both of them.

    Which would be the correct one? Both?

    Thanks.

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    Re: On the Corner / In the Corner

    Quote Originally Posted by AlbertBel View Post
    Hi.

    I have Googled the two of these expressions and found as many results of both of them.

    Which would be the correct one? Both? yes

    She is standing on the corner of the street.
    She is standing in the corner of the room.

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    Re: On the Corner / In the Corner

    Quote Originally Posted by José Manuel Rosón Bravo View Post

    Next time, please use the search feature. We discuss​ed on this same subject in this thread with exactly the same title.
    And next time, José Manuel Rosón Bravo, please state that you are not a teacher. Your link does not lead to anything relevant to this topic.

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    Re: On the Corner / In the Corner

    They are used in different contexts. When one uses "on the corner", it implies that one is outdoors and standing on the intersection of two streets. If one uses "in the corner", it implies that one is standing at the intersection of two walls.

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    Re: On the Corner / In the Corner

    You'll also see 'at the corner', which is used in much the same way as 'on the corner'.

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    Re: On the Corner / In the Corner

    [Not a teacher]

    This is the right link: https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/t...-In-the-Corner
    Last edited by José Manuel Rosón Bravo; 28-Aug-2014 at 09:47.
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    Re: On the Corner / In the Corner

    Yes, that is correct. I was trying to create a contrast.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 28-Aug-2014 at 12:12. Reason: Fixing typo.

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