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    #1

    grammar q

    hi can we say"there is a comedies on at Rex movieTheater"
    can we say"there is a comedies on the rex movie theater"
    is it correct that we use at and whay what is the
    DIFFERENT


    thanks

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    Re: grammar q

    There is a comedy playing at the Rex movie theater.
    There are comedies playing at the Rex movie theater.
    There is a comedy being shown at the Rex movie theater.

    Forms without some sort of action verb (play, show) are non-idiomatic in my dialect of English.


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    Re: grammar q

    Quote Originally Posted by dr.data View Post
    hi can we say"there is a comedies on at Rex movieTheater"
    can we say"there is a comedies on the rex movie theater"
    is it correct that we use at and whay what is the
    DIFFERENT


    thanks
    We can say,

    There is a comedy [comedies] on at the Rex MovieTheater.

    You need to use 'at', Dr Data.

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