When you are asking about a location someone is coming from you need to use the preposition “from” with “where”: “Where are you coming from?” But when you are discussing a destination instead of a point of departure, don’t add a preposition. It’s not “Where are you going to?” but “Where are you going?”

Similarly, when asking about the location of a place, “at” should not be used after “where.” It’s not “Where is the movie theater at?” but “Where is the movie theater?”

Return to list of errors

book cover

Read about the book.