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    #31

    Re: Weekend

    Quote Originally Posted by Willbut View Post
    Is there a rule here?
    "At (the) weekend" is used in Great Britain
    "On the weekend" is used in the US.


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    #32

    Re: Weekend

    Hello every body
    I think on is right.


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    #33

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    Hello!

    I make it a point i spend my weekend with my family and friends. I enjoy with them by watching movies and by playing cricket.

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    #34

    Re: Weekend

    Most of the people use "on" but "at" is also correct, the difference is that: On is more used in the US and At is more used in the UK. In a sentence I will say "On the weekend".

    The preposition on is usually used for:

    - Saying that something is "on" a surface.

    ex: I left my sunglasses ON the table.

    - Saying the days of the week.

    ex: I'll have a History test ON Monday.

    - etc..

    "At" is also a preposition, but it is used for:

    - Telling the time

    ex: I'll see you at 6.30.

    - Pointing a place

    ex: We'll meet at the Café later.

    - etc..

    Hope this helps! ..

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    #35

    Re: Weekend

    Quote Originally Posted by Willbut View Post
    Is there a rule here?
    hih,
    we usually use:
    - here:
    - there:
    - downstairs:
    - uptairs:
    - inside:
    - outside:
    - downtown:
    - in:
    - on:
    - under:
    - behind:
    - in front of:
    - next to :
    hih ex:
    I went into the room
    I was sitting in the room at that time.



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    #36

    Re: Weekend

    I think:
    At the weekend
    On weekends.

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    #37

    Re: Weekend

    It seems that at the weekend is more common.

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