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    Erbab is offline Member
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    Met at one of them

    'They met Nick at one of them.'

    'at one of them' confuses me. I would say that Nick, who is one of them. What is the function of 'at' in this sentence?

    Thanks for your answers.

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    Re: Met at one of them

    "One of them" probably means a location. Do you have a larger context?

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    Re: Met at one of them

    Erbab, you need to tell us who 'they' are, and what 'them' refers to.

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    Re: Met at one of them

    ''The Backstreet Boys, or BSB, is an American all-boy band. The band started with HowieDorough, AJ McLean and Nick Carter. AJ worked as a model when he was six. At that time, he also acted in school plays. When he was fourteen, he met Howie. Howie had had roles in films and plays. They became friends and went to auditions together. They met Nick at one of them. AJ, Howie, and Nick started singing together for a record company called Transcontinental Records.''

    Here is the text.

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    Re: Met at one of them

    They met at one of the auditions. I have not heard of Backstreet Boys in my life. Maybe because they are "backstreet".

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    Re: Met at one of them

    Thank you, I understand it. I thought that them refers to the member of the band. It is clear now.

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    Re: Met at one of them

    Quote Originally Posted by Erbab View Post
    Thank you. I understand it. I thought that "them" referred to the members of the band. It is clear now.
    In future posts, Erbab, please give us the context in post #1 rather than #4.

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