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    about "at"

    The earthquake took place at during the meal.
    What is this "at"? Do you need this "at"?
    Help me, please.

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    Re: about "at"

    It's a mistake. -)

    • Join Date: Apr 2006
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    Re: about "at"

    Tdol is right! 'At' should be emitted in that context because it is used with a noun phrase of 'place' or 'time'.

    The earthquake took place
    at 01:58 Saturday local time.
    at the northeast end of the nation.

    hope it helps!

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