station (one) at (some place)

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station (one) at (some place)

To assign one to remain at some post or location. They stationed us at the overpass to make sure the enemy couldn't slip by undetected. I stationed my sister at the bus station so someone would be there when Mike arrived.
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station someone at something

to position or place someone near something. The manager stationed a receptionist at the door. Would you station a guard at the back door to keep people out?
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'We will station someone at each station to inform members that party elections had been postponed,' he said.