advertised at/in the Times

nurdug51

Senior Member
Germany,German
What's the correct preposition?

Is it advertised in or at a newspaper?

Do you put the advert in or at the newspaper?
 
  • Alisterio

    Senior Member
    UK English
    I would use "in". I think "at" is more common when you're talking about a physical location for something: "The advertisement I saw at the train station."
     

    sdgraham

    Senior Member
    USA English
    If you advertised at the Times, it would mean you were standing outside the building housing the newspaper handing out filers or wearing a sandwich board or something.
     
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