I'm making the corresponding question for the sentence

Marion est dans la salle d'attente.

Could you please confirm if below sentences are correct?

  • Où est-ce que Marion est dans?
  • Où Marion est-elle dans?

Thank you so much!

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Unlike in English, you can't end a sentence with dans so both of your attempts are incorrect.

Here are various possibilities:

Où Marion est-elle ?
Où se trouve Marion ?
Où est Marion ? (better)

If you really want to keep the dans but the question sounds odd:

Dans quoi est Marion ?

In spoken French, inversion is usually avoided:

Elle est où, Marion ?
Marion est où ?

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