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at our head office vs. in our head office #1 (permalink) Sat Mar 05, 2011 9:32 am   at our head office vs. in our head office
 

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #12 "At the Finance Company Again", question 5

All our corporate clients are dealt with at our head office so we do not actually see any of they.

(a) are
(b) at
(c) they

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #12 "At the Finance Company Again", answer 5

All our corporate clients are dealt with at our head office so we do not actually see any of them.

Correct entry: them
The error was: (c) they
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Could I also use the preposition in? I mean Could I say: All our corporate clients are dealt with in our head office?

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at our head office vs. in our head office #2 (permalink) Sat Mar 05, 2011 9:49 am   at our head office vs. in our head office
 

Hi,

The use of 'in' would also work here. It would suggest more precisely that this took place inside the head office.

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