Prepositions of Time
In, at, on and no preposition with time words:
Prepositions of time – here’s a list of the time words that need ‘on’, ‘in’, ‘at’ and some that don’t need any preposition. Be careful – many students of English use ‘on’ with months (it should be ‘in’), or put a preposition before ‘next’ when we don’t need one.
|at||times: at 8pm, at midnight, at 6:30holiday periods: at Christmas, at Easterat nightat the weekendat lunchtime, at dinnertime, at breakfast time|
|on||days: on Monday, on my birthday, on Christmas Daydays + morning / afternoon / evening / night: on Tuesday morningdates: on the 20th of June|
|in||years: in 1992, in 2006months: in December, in Junedecades: in the sixties, in the 1790scenturies: in the 19th centuryseasons: in winter, in summerin the morning, in the afternoon, in the evening|
|next week, year, month etclast night, year etcthis morning, month etcevery day, night, years etctoday, tomorrow, yesterday|
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