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He is sitting at/in the corner of the room.

Which preposition is more appropriate in this example?

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    In the corner of the room (an enclosure), but at the corner of the table (a solid object). Mar 17 at 8:58
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Which is correct?

Lying in the corner was the huge lion.

Lying at the corner was the huge lion.

Q. Is there any different in meaning?


Lying in the corner (of the room/cage etc) was a huge lion.

Lying at the corner of the street was a huge lion. ( particular place , street corner as opposed to a "general comment" lying in the street")


in preposition (INSIDE) inside a container, place, or area, or surrounded or closed off by something:

at preposition (PLACE) used to show an exact position or particular place:

All Ref CED In At

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