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Making Sense of Grammar
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I am in the park的意思是“我在公园这个范围之内”。

I am at the park的意思是“我在公园这个定点”。

介词in的本义是物体位于三维立体空间之中,表示明确的范畴边界。介词at后面通常接一个地理位置,作为明确的处所地点。例如:

I saw the dog in the car→将car视为范畴

I saw the dog at the corner→将corner视为一个点
answered Sep 28, 2020 by Mickey (7,360 points)

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