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    Unhappy in on and at

    I always get confused as to which preposition should be used! Please suggest me some simple rules so that its easy to remember.

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    Re: in on and at

    Quote Originally Posted by madhuri.rr View Post
    I always get confused as to which preposition should be used! Please suggest me some simple rules so that its easy to remember.
    Why don't you have a look there for a brief introduction to in,on,at : prepostions of place
    as well as there for when to use in or at ?

    For in , on , at used as prepositions of time go there

    Hope this helps.


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    Re: in on and at

    Thank you It helped me a lot. Can you help me out with respect to places?
    For example:

    I'll wait for at the shopping mall. or should it be, I'll wait for you in the shopping mall.

    I am at the office. or is it, I am in the office?

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    Exclamation Re: in on and at

    As you might have seen in the reply, we have to use our discreation to choose an appropriate preposition which specifies the place'
    'in' is used to specify position inside larger areas;
    'at' is used specify an exact position in a larger area.
    So the appropriate prepositions in the example sentences will be:
    I'll wait for at the shopping mall.
    I am in the office.

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