At/In/On + Roads???

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Andyneck

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I have seen this three words with names of roads, and I do not understand the difference, if there is some.
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There are regional differences here, but I would use:
I live in/on + road/street, etc
I live at + number of house road/street, etc

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Hi Andyneck,

Usually, we use “at” before an address, and “in”/”on” before the name of a road.

Neverthelless, in some cases, when we are talking about long roads or streets, you can use “on”.

Example:

The bank was in/on Elm Street.

The bank was on Oxford Street.

In the same way, you can use “at” instead of “in” before the name of a street when referring to an institution or organization located in that street.

Example:

The Prime Minister and the President of the Supreme Court will meet today at Downing Street.

Finally, when we want to mean a financial institution: "on" + street.

Example:

Today, markets have returned to something more normal after the decision taken on Wall Street.

Regards,

José Manuel Rosón Bravo
 
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