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Apply for a position at/in a hotel
- Thread starter Palp
- Start date Jan 17, 2012
- Jan 17, 2012
It's not really a grammatical problem, it's a semantic distinction. Are you thinking of the hotel as a building or space that occupies part of the physical universe (in)? Or are you thinking of the hotel as an institution that occupies part of the socio-economic universe (at)?
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Apply to vs Apply for
by Nicholas Walker , under Grammar
Source: Wikimedia Commons
What is the difference between apply to and apply for?
Rules and examples.
RULE : Use apply to to say WHERE you are applying and use apply for to say the PURPOSE of your application.
EXAMPLE : You could apply to the hospital. Send your CV and apply for a job.
INCORRECT : I will apply for another university if I don’t get accepted by my first choice.
CORRECT : I will apply to another university if I don’t get accepted by my first choice.
INCORRECT : You can apply to the job online.
CORRECT : You can apply for the job online.
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