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Prepositions of time and date:
|at a time||on a day||in a period|
-I wake up at 6 o'clock
-we take our lunch at midday
-Angela and Gunay always visit their family at Christmas.
-we will go on Saturday.
-the results of the bac exam will appear on 5th July.
-my friend was born on Christmas day.
-She received this news on the evening of 7th June.
-we always clean the house in the morning.
-it rains here in the morning.
- I was born in 1983.
- we use 'at'to say :at that time exactly.
EX:the movie will start at 9.00.
dinner will be served at 8.00.
- we use 'by' when we mean to say either at that time or at some time before it but not late or after this time.
EX:we have to be ready by 6 o'clock.
- till/until means from a certain time to specific point of time.
EX:I will be at work till/until 11.00 .
I will be swimming till/until 7.00.
ON TIME/IN TIME
-on time means at the right time.
Ex: the bus left on time.
-in time means not late.
EX:we will be in time for the show.
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