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    wind Guest

    Re: correct preposition?

    thank you very much for your answer tdol, so I understand that on makes the time specific.
    what about the 's? would it be right to say on a winter night -instead of saying on a winter's night?
    and what prepositon to use in the following example? is it still on?
    ---- a sunny afternoon, we decided to take a walk.
    wind
    Last edited by wind; 19-Dec-2004 at 00:43.

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    Re: correct preposition?

    On a cold winter night- this is fine IMO.

    In your example, I'd use 'on'

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    Re: correct preposition?

    thank you for your reply
    and happy xmas...

    another question: a native speaker of english says :"you can't use would be able to in a second conditional. 'If I were taller, I would be able to play basketball.' is wrong", he says. Any comments?

    wind

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