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    #1

    John at the ABC bar

    1. This is John Smith at the ABC bar.

    Let us say someone is calling for a cab and he says that. Does that mean that he works there, or could it simply mean that he happens to be there?


    Let us say I am at a bar and I am calling my cousin to tell him to come and pick me up.
    Could I say:
    2. I am Navi at the ABC bar.
    instead of:
    3. I am Navi and I am at the ABC bar.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    Re: John at the ABC bar

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    This is John Smith at the ABC bar.
    This sounds like what a radio announcer would say!

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Let us say someone is calling for a cab and he says that. Does that mean that he works there, or could it simply mean that he happens to be there?
    See above.

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Let us say I am at a bar and I am calling my cousin to tell him to come and pick me up.
    Could I say:
    2. I am Navi at the ABC bar.
    instead of:
    3. I am Navi and I am at the ABC bar.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.
    Hey/Hello Jimmy, it's Navi. Can you pick me up at the ABC Bar, please?

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    #3

    Re: John at the ABC bar

    I would expect an employee to use "with."

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    #4

    Re: John at the ABC bar

    I am not a teacher.

    I would expect an employee to use 'from'.

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