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    at vs. in

    Hello everyone

    I'd like to ask about using 'at' and 'in' in sentences such as the following:

    At the University he studied French and Italian as well.

    Can 'in' be used in place of 'at' or only 'at' is correct. I think I've seen sentences like "In college I studied..." written by native English speakers.

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    Re: at vs. in

    Quote Originally Posted by KLPNO View Post
    Hello everyone

    I'd like to ask about using 'at' and 'in' in sentences such as the following:

    At the University he studied French and Italian as well.

    Can 'in' be used in place of 'at' or only 'at' is correct. I think I've seen sentences like "In college I studied..." written by native English speakers.
    'At' is correct. You may well have seen 'in', it's probably AmE.

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    Re: at vs. in

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    'At' is correct. You may well have seen 'in', it's probably AmE.
    Thank you very much, bhaisahab.

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    Re: at vs. in

    You are welcome. Your sentence would be better rewritten as below.

    At University he studied French(,) and (also) Italian. Without 'also' you don't need the comma.

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    Re: at vs. in

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    You are welcome. Your sentence would be better rewritten as below.

    At University he studied French(,) and (also) Italian. Without 'also' you don't need the comma.
    Thank you very much again, bhaisahab.

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