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English translation: in the club, in the hotel, in the subway (underground) depot

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20:03 Jul 7, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: im Techno Club E Werk, im Hotel Kempinski, im U Bahn Depot,..
in oder at?
dannybln
Germany
Local time: 05:22
English translation:in the club, in the hotel, in the subway (underground) depot
Explanation:
but!!!

It depends what you are talking about - we need some context here. "At" is a possibility, it denominates the location, but not the actual building. For example: I met my friend AT the cinema (this is where we met), but I bought an ice-cream in the cinema (inside the building).
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Klaus Dorn
Local time: 06:22
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4 +8in the club, in the hotel, in the subway (underground) depotKlaus Dorn


  

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in the club, in the hotel, in the subway (underground) depot


Explanation:
but!!!

It depends what you are talking about - we need some context here. "At" is a possibility, it denominates the location, but not the actual building. For example: I met my friend AT the cinema (this is where we met), but I bought an ice-cream in the cinema (inside the building).

Klaus Dorn
Local time: 06:22
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 1514

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxTService: Schön erklärt.
13 mins
  -> dankeschoen! (I teach both English and German in Turkey and Italy...)

agree  modilingua: probably "at" in this case
19 mins

agree  Trudy Peters: at, and subway station (US)
22 mins

agree  Kralicky
1 hr

agree  Illona Morris
4 hrs

agree  Chris Rowson: We need more context. YOu can also meet your friend in the cinema, and buy an icecream at the cinema, depending on the context. :-)
8 hrs

agree  Sueg: Agree with Klaus but mind what Chris says
11 hrs

agree  Steffen Walter: also with Chris's comment
12 hrs
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