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The brown bears found At / In / On? [duplicate]

The brown bears found on / in/ at Kodiak Island are the largest in the world. Here's the prepositions that I will always get mixed up. on It is more likely to emphasize that bear was found on ...
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I saw him at / in the station a few days ago [duplicate]

I saw him at / in the station a few days ago I saw a giraffe at / in the zoo yesterday. What should we use with saw (see)?
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Should I use in, on or at for locations like this: “I am {on/at/in} the railway station”? [duplicate]

Which prepositions are correct? I am {on/at/in} the railway station. I am {on/at/in} square.
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In/at when we're talking about being physically present somewhere [duplicate]

I was in her housing complex yesterday. I was at her housing complex yesterday. I was at college when you called. I was in college when you called. In both cases, I'm talking about physically ...
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At and in when we talk about places/location [duplicate]

Which one is correct?: I was at the cinema yesterday. / I was in the cinema yesterday. I was at a concert yesterday. / I was in a concert yesterday. I was at the theatre yesterday. / I was in the ...
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I will report to you “in” or “at” Blacktown Hospital? [duplicate]

I am confused about this sentence. Which statement is correct? I will report to you in Blacktown Hospital, at 8:00 AM. I will report to you at Blacktown Hospital, at 8:00 AM.
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ON or AT? which preposition to use [duplicate]

Can I write our journey starts on the railway platform? Or does it start at the platform?
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Should I use “in” or “at” in the following sentence? [duplicate]

Which should I use in the next sentence? Join us at/in our Spanish patio.
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“At the metro station” or “in the metro station” [duplicate]

Which preposition should I use for metro station at or in? "I was today at the metro station" "I was today in the metro station" As far as I know normally metro stations are mostly deep ...
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Difference between (in/on/at) [duplicate]

Using the three prepositions (in/on/at) when their use is related to the word after them is very confusing to learners. E.g. in these examples all the prepositions refer to a location: The players ...
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there was an accident on dam neck road / there was an accident at dam neck road [duplicate]

How do you determine when to use which proposition? (in on at...) Its easy to say I'm sitting on a box or in a box But sometimes its confusing Like for example, do you say -I'm in school Or -I'm at ...
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For someone not native to English, can you give your simplest guide on how to choose when to use between “in”, “on”, and “at” (prepositions)? [duplicate]

I mean, I do read some articles about how to distinguish between those three, but I found that when I wrote stories or blog entries, the rules that I've read is impractical to remember. I found myself ...
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At or in? What's the difference? Which is more preferable? [duplicate]

Which one is correct and what's the difference? What would you say if someone asked you what you were doing yesterday: I was shopping at a convenience store yesterday. I was shopping in a ...
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Differences between prepositions in and at [duplicate]

I am with difficulty to understand this prepositions "in" and "at", specifically when it refers to places. For example, in this sentence, which is the correct and why? I am IN the beach. I am AT ...
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Proper usage of in and at [duplicate]

In a newspaper headline-- The move on Azhar in the UNSC is welcome, but India must continue to engage with China. In is used as a preposition. But if I use at and re-write it as The move on ...

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