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When do we use these prepositions? I always have trouble deciding what the right preposition to use in my sentences. For instance:

LIVE ON or LIVE IN or LIVE AT

or

SEE YOU ON or SEE YOU IN or SEE YOU AT (date and place)

What is the general rule regarding the use of these prepositions?

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So why would you say "I grew up ON a farm" instead of "IN a farm"? It's a delimited space, right? Shouldn't it be IN?
AnonymousSo why would you say "I grew up ON a farm" instead of "IN a farm"? It's a delimited space, right? Shouldn't it be IN?
The English speaker conceives of a farm as a surface, not as an enclosure.

CJ
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Juxtaposing "ranch" with "farm", would you say also "I grew up ON a ranch"...or, rather, "I grew up IN a ranch"? What about "I live ON a ranch" versus "I live IN a ranch"? Ranch is kindred to farm; actually, a large-scale farm.
Anonymouswould you say also "I grew up ON a ranch"
Yes.

I [grew up / live] on a [ranch / farm].

CJ
Great explanation... thanks for the enlightenment....
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