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battery

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I am sitting on the staircase is correct or I am sitting at the staircase is correct
 

billmcd

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It depends. It could be either.
"on the staircase" = on one of the steps
"at the staircase" = not on any of the steps but in the immediate proximity to the staircase
 
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