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    Work for/with/in ?

    Hello everyone,
    please help me out of these confusing prepositions;

    I work in/at/for/with the university.
    I work with/for the General Motors.

    how to choose correct preposition?

    thank you

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    Re: Work for/with/in ?

    If you are directly employed by the university (as a professor, a janitor, groundskeeper, etc.), then you would say "I work for the university." If you are performing some sort of work on the campus but are not employed by the university, you would say "I work at the university."


    General Motors never has "the" in front of it. It's just General Motors, or even just GM. "I work for General Motors" is the most correct phrase, although a lot of people say "I work at General Motors", which is also acceptable.

    The only time you would use "with" is if you are not an employee of GM, but you (or your company) is doing a collaborative project with them. "Right now I'm working with General Motors trying to develop an ad campaign for their new mini-van."

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    Re: Work for/with/in ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    If you are directly employed by the university (as a professor, a janitor, groundskeeper, etc.), then you would say "I work for the university." If you are performing some sort of work on the campus but are not employed by the university, you would say "I work at the university."


    General Motors never has "the" in front of it. It's just General Motors, or even just GM. "I work for General Motors" is the most correct phrase, although a lot of people say "I work at General Motors", which is also acceptable.

    The only time you would use "with" is if you are not an employee of GM, but you (or your company) is doing a collaborative project with them. "Right now I'm working with General Motors trying to develop an ad campaign for their new mini-van."
    I agree, but "I work at the university" can also mean employment by the university.

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    Smile ok frıends :P

    ı need about musıc topıc ın here ....how can ı go there ?? plz help me about vthıs topıc :P

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    Re: ok frıends :P

    Quote Originally Posted by sk_te_amor View Post
    ı need about musıc topıc ın here ....how can ı go there ?? plz help me about vthıs topıc :P
    Please start a new thread for a new topic.

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    Re: ok frıends :P

    Thank you teachers

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    Re: ok frıends :P

    Quote Originally Posted by Shad View Post
    Thank you teachers
    You're welcome again, Shad.

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