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    Preposition in vs at

    There are two sentences:
    There was some jam left IN the bottom of the jar.
    His body was found AT the bottom of the channel.
    Are these prepositions interchangeable?

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    Re: Preposition in vs at

    You could use "at" in the first one. The second one wouldn't work with "in".
    Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.

    Arthur Schopenhauer

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