What is the rule for using "in" and "at?"  Example - Glenn is fishing at/in the river.

asked Jun 04 '13 at 04:44 Jacque Hildreth New member

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I have to disagree with Sanjay. Using "in" means that the person is standing in the river. Certain methods of fishing require that. Other ways of fishing put you "at" the river (standing at the river's edge) or "on" the river (in a boat on top of the water).

link comment answered Jun 04 '13 at 10:59 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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