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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  15/SET/2012 11:42 AM
Assunto:  Square
Mensagem:  Tiago, I agree with you.   If we are talking about something that is inside the area of the Square, then it is "in".

To me, "on" means the store is on a street that forms the square and "at" is more vague than either "in" or "on".  I don't think that choosing one or the other would create any confusion of meaning.  

There is a bicycle shop at the Square.  (I doubt that the store is inside the perimeter of the Square, so it must be on a street facing the Square.)
I met a Canadian at the Square.  (Maybe I met him in the Square, and maybe I met him on a street facing it.)

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Square  –  Gissele  13/SET/2012, 6:24 PM
Square  –  Dale-USA  13/SET/2012, 8:25 PM
Square  –  Tiago T.  15/SET/2012, 2:02 AM
 Square  –  Dale-USA  15/SET/2012, 11:42 AM
Square  –  Gissele  15/SET/2012, 4:54 PM

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