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    Recently I came across a question. It was as follows.

    Fill in the blanks: The eggs and larvae _____ the colony.

    Usually Colony refers to a place. But a colony of a species is a group which lives in the same place.

    So should the answer be 'at' or 'of'?

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    Re: prepositions

    Hello Hisham, and welcome to the forum.
    Can you please provide us with the full sentence, and if possible, where you came across it?

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