Prepositions_of_place_3

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We say that somebody is bed/ hospital/ prison.
We say that somebody is home/ work/ school/ university/ college.
We say sea in the sentence: It was a long voyage. We were sea for 30 days. But I love swimmnig the sea.
We say that somebody is an event ( a party/ a conference etc.)
You can often use or with buildings. For example, you can eat in a restaurant or at a restaurant. We usually say at where an event takes place (a concert, a meeting etc.).
We say the station/ the airport.
We say somebody's house.
We use when we are thinking about building itself.
We normally use with cities, towns and villages. But you can use or when you think of the place as a point or station on a journey.
We usaully say a bus/ a train/ a plane/ a ship but a car / a taxi.
We say a bicycle/ a motorcycle/ a horse.

(Raymond Murphy, English Grammar in Use, Cambridge University Press, 1994)