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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #33413: Prepositions
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    Prepositions of time and dates:


    • At, on, in:


    certain common uses


    at 7:00, at a time, at midnight, at night, at Easter, at Christmas...

    on a day, on Friday, on 10th March, on Christmas day

    on the night of 10th March.

    in a period, in the evening, in December, in 1983, in summer.


    "at 7.00" means at that time exactly.

              Eg. dinner will be served at 7.00.

    "by 7.00" means either at that time or more usually, at some time before it.

             Eg. I was ready by 7.00.

    "till/until" 7.00 means from a certain time to 7.00.

             Eg. I 'll be working till 7.00.

             Eg. I will be here until my mother comes.


    on time, in time:


    "on time" means at the right time.

        Eg. The plane left on time.

    "in time" means not late.

        Eg. We'll be in time for the show. 

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    1. My sister was born the morning of February, 2nd.

    2. Our teacher always comes time.

    3. Saturday, I will be at home until 5:00.

    4. My interview is at 9:00, I have to be there 8:55.

    5. My dad gave me a beautiful watch my birthday.

    6. I bought this house March 1983.

    7. In this hotel dinner is served 12:00.

    8. We planned to meet the railway station.

    9. Our train left time.

    10. the period of Christmas all the streets are decorated with lights.

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