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Grammar - information and contents

Certain words denoting places in English can be used with or without the definite article following a preposition. If the article is absent the word indicates the function of the place rather than just the place itself when the article is present, e.g.:

He's at college = He's studying. 

He's at the college = He's at the college building (probably doing something else).

For each gap choose one of the prepositions below and one of the place words. Put them in with or without the definite article depending on the meaning. 

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