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Please write to me on/at/to this address.

I think at would be more apt. But I'm not sure. My friend told me to. Please correct my doubt.

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Here are over 600 written instances where "please write to me" and "this address" both occur in close proximity. I expect in every case the intervening preposition will be at.

That's because at is the "standard" preposition of place / location for a "point" location (others include in for an "enclosed space", and on for a "surface").

An address is a location, but it's not normally thought of as being in an enclosed space, or on a surface. There are exceptions, though - for example...

Don't send it to my New York office, because I'll be in England. My address in London is [blah blah].

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  • "I expect in every case the intervening preposition will be to." Really? to? or at? – J.R. Apr 23 '13 at 18:35
  • @J.R.: Ooops! I originally typed at, not on or to (must've had a brain fart while deleting superfluous text! :) – FumbleFingers Reinstate Monica Apr 23 '13 at 20:24

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