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    Prepositions of place

    Which preposition is used for the following and why?

    1) The theater is on/at 38 Darling Street.

    2) Deliver the pizza at/on 38 Darling Street.


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    Re: Prepositions of place

    Quote Originally Posted by Alice_001 View Post
    Which preposition is used for the following and why?

    1) The theater is on/at 38 Darling Street.

    2) Deliver the pizza at/on 38 Darling Street.
    1) The theater is at 38 Darling Street.
    (you are referring to a specific address)

    The theater is on Darling Street.
    (you are referring to a general area)

    2) Deliver the pizza to 38 Darling Street.
    (Neither "at" nor "on" are correct. Since there is movement is involved
    you must use a Preposition of Movement)


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    Re: Prepositions of place

    Additionally,

    1a) The theater is located on Darling Street.
    1b) The theater is at this location, 38 Darling Street.

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    Re: Prepositions of place

    Quote Originally Posted by Alice_001 View Post
    Which preposition is used for the following and why?

    1) The theater is on/at 38 Darling Street.

    2) Deliver the pizza at/on 38 Darling Street.

    1) The theater is at 38 Darling Street.
    The preposition at refers to a specific point in space, in this context.

    2) Deliver the pizza to 38 Darling Street.
    The preposition to indicates "in a direction" or "towards" and it functions as a preposition of place in this sentence.


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    Re: Prepositions of place

    Thanks for your replies everyone.

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    Re: Prepositions of place

    You're welcome.

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