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  1. telungu
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    difference between at and on

    What is the difference the 2 sentences below.

    1. This happened on the Christmas day.
    2. This happened at the Christmas.

    Which is appropriate in the following sentences.

    1. I am at RAWLS(building name).
    2. I am in RAWLS(building name).

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    Re: difference between at and on

    Quote Originally Posted by telungu View Post
    What is the difference the 2 sentences below.

    1. This happened on (the) Christmas day.
    2. This happened at (the) Christmas. Remove the article and both are fine. Why?

    Which is appropriate in the following sentences.

    1. I am at RAWLS(building name).
    2. I am in RAWLS(building name). It depends whether you are inside, or outside in the street.

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    Re: difference between at and on

    Why do you have to remove article "the" before Christmas in both sentences?


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    Re: difference between at and on

    I work at metropolitan hospital Or I work in metropolitan hospital.

    Do at and in make any differeces here? THANKS

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    Exclamation Re: difference between at and on

    Quote Originally Posted by anamicabhatta View Post
    I work at metropolitan hospital Or I work in metropolitan hospital.

    Do at and in make any differeces here? THANKS
    Yes since the object is specific "at" is appropriate. You can say:I work in a hospital.
    Similarly Bhaisahab suggested to remove the article before "on", it describes a specific day.
    Last edited by sarat_106; 26-Jan-2009 at 07:28.

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