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Autor:  Ana M
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  25/ABR/2005 11:35 PM
Assunto:  Re: standing on the door
 
Mensagem:  Hi Jose!
The correct preposition here would be "at":
She was standing at the door waiting for me.
You would use "on" if the person were physically standing on a door (that must have fallen down) or if someone were to tack (i.e., to put) a message on a door.
Ex:
1. I will leave a message on the door for the delivery man.
2. The construction worker was standing on the door and I was afraid he would break it.
Hope this helps! :) :) :)
Um abraço,
Ana


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
standing on the door  –  Jose rocha  25/ABR/2005, 11:09 PM
 Re: standing on the door  –  Ana M  25/ABR/2005, 11:35 PM
Re: standing on the door  –  Jose Rocha  26/ABR/2005, 9:45 AM
Re: standing on the door  –  Wauber  26/ABR/2005, 10:08 AM
Re: standing on the door  –  Ana M  26/ABR/2005, 11:44 AM
Re: standing on the door  –  Ana M  26/ABR/2005, 11:48 AM
Re: standing on the door  –  Jose Rocha  26/ABR/2005, 10:07 PM
Re: standing on the door  –  Ana M  27/ABR/2005, 9:30 AM

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