We use both at and in to talk about location. Even though in a general sense we use at and in with the same meaning, there are times when these prepositions are used differently. For today’s English lesson let’s have a look at using at and in to talk about location.
Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details:
- Jack is at his office.
- Jack is in his office.
- Jack is at his desk.
- I waited at the bus stop for twenty minutes.
- Grandma is knitting at the window.
- The teacher is at the whiteboard.
- I stopped off at the coffee shop on the way to my office.
- When I went from NYC to Sao Paolo, I stopped at Miami to change planes.
- I bought this shirt on sale at the department store.
- Jack had a coffee at a nice café on Madison Ave.
- Lets study at the library after class.
- I was in the department store yesterday.
- Jack is in a café on Madison Ave.
- We have been in the library for three hours. Let’s go home.
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