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XでYがある as “There is Y in/at X”

XでYがある as “There is Y in/at X”

In this construct the で particle signifies that Y is an activity instead of a thing that occurs in or at X.


Kouen de relay race ga arimasu.
(There is a relay race happening at the park.)

Soto de kenka ga aru.
(There is a fight going on outside.)