Bachir Eulmi
At or in? We say : He is weak at English Or He is weak in English And what is the rule if there is any? Thanks in advance
Aug 7, 2019 6:31 PM
Answers · 2
Hi Bachir, “Weak in” English (as a subject of study like history or science), but “bad at” English (as in the language skills of listening, writing, etc).
August 7, 2019
He is weak at Maths. He is weak at sports. His English is weak. It sounds odd to say "he is weak in OR at English.' But for any other subject, we say, 'he is weak at...' However, we do say: 'He is weak in this area. He is weak in some subjects.'
August 7, 2019
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