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I have a sentence: This is the place where I met you.
Then: This is the place that I met you.
And: This is the place that I met you at.

Do I need to write this preposition (at) at the end of this sentence?

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The first and the second sentence are grammatically correct. The third sentence is also grammatically correcr but it is informal.

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grammaticalThis is the place where I met you.

ungrammaticalThis is the place the I met you.

colloquialThis is the place that I met you at.

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    In the context of 'place', I think where is better! – Maulik V May 10 '16 at 11:15
  • I would not disagree. – Tᴚoɯɐuo May 10 '16 at 11:16
  • @TRomano The question was meant to be whether the second and the third sentence is correct and which is better. The first is just for context - that one is probably the best. – Vilican May 10 '16 at 13:54
  • @Vilican, neither of your alternatives with their that-clauses is an improvement on the first sentence. We can say simply This is where I met you. Where I come from, people do say things like "Where did you see him at?" but that sort of colloquialism is regarded as non-standard because it is not part of the general dialect. – Tᴚoɯɐuo May 10 '16 at 16:54
  • @TRomano - I edited the second sentence - that was a typo. Some background - our English teacher tried to search for it and we (the class) too, but we found nothing much. Also, changing the sentence is not the thing I want now (I know it could be better). And I know the first is the best, so I ask which is better - second or third? – Vilican May 10 '16 at 17:37

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