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    Thumbs down at weekend or on weekend or both?

    which prepositions can be used with the word weekend?


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    Re: at weekend or on weekend or both?

    over the weekend
    during the weekend
    before the weekend
    after the weekend
    since the weekend
    through the weekend
    until the weekend
    throughout the weekend
    by the weekend

    "At" or "on" aren't generally used when referring to the weekend. If you want to express that something will occur at that time, you'd say "over the weekend" or "during the weekend."

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    Re: at weekend or on weekend or both?

    Quote Originally Posted by adullstudent View Post
    which prepositions can be used with the word weekend?


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    In AE, we often use on weekends/the weekend; BE uses at the weekend.

    Other than that, I refer you to Ouisch's more extensive list.

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    Re: at weekend or on weekend or both?

    Yes; "at the weekend" in BrE, though I now sometimes hear "on the weekend".

    Similarly, a slightly French-sounding "Good weekend!" is becoming more common, in place of the more usual "Have a good weekend!".

    MrP

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