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Girl in / on / at / with a Mercedes (when talking about driving, possession and demonstration) [duplicate]

A girl is driving a Mercedes. Or maybe she is just sitting on a driver's seat. She owns this car, or maybe the car is her mother's and she is just flossing. If I refer to her as "a girl in a Mercedes"...
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Out of office message

Hi native English speakers, I found the example of the out of office message on a website where it says "I’m out of the office and will be back at 9th October" I was told (by not native) that this is ...
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in/on/at the square [duplicate]

Every time I see a different preposition for the word square, I wonder whether I do not understand it or there is a mistake. On 10 October [1939] they gathered everyone on the brewery square, which ...
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Which is better equivalent for “in stock”? “At hand”, “on hand”, or “in hand”?

Which is a better equivalent for “in stock” (meaning a product is in stock)? “at hand” “on hand” “in hand” Can any of them be used? Which is the most appropriate? Which is second-best?
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“The first step in making” vs. “the first step on making” vs. “the first step at making”

I have this sentence: I strongly believe that the first step in making the most efficient solution for any problem is analyzing it well. Would it be better to use either of the following? I ...
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Contact us “on” or “at” [duplicate]

I would like to know what is the correct form and the use for inviting peoples to calling you by phone, specially in the context of written materials). Contact us on +123 123 123 Contact us ...
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“Call me through/at/on this number”

What is the difference between the following when referring to telephone calls? Please call me on this number. You can reach me on this number. Please call me at this number. You can reach me ...
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“Call on” or “call at” or something else? Which is appropriate?

Which one of following sentence is correct? You can call me on my cell. You can call me at my cell. Or is there some other preposition? Or both are right?