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  1. Newbie
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    Smile preposition of time

    do you got all the prepositions of time and when I have to put the and for what is each one????


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    Re: preposition of time

    One point in time

    On is used with days:
    • I will see you on Monday.7
    • The week begins on Sunday.
    At is used with noon, night, midnight, and with the time of day:
    • My plane leaves at noon.
    • The movie starts at 6 p.m.
    In is used with other parts of the day, with months, with years, with seasons:
    • He likes to read in the afternoon.
    • The days are long in August.
    • The book was published in 1999.
    • The flowers will bloom in spring.
    Extended time

    To express extended time, English uses the following prepositions: since, for, by, from—to, from-until, during,(with)in
    • She has been gone since yesterday. (She left yesterday and has not returned.)
    • I'm going to Paris for two weeks. (I will spend two weeks there.)
    • The movie showed from August to October. (Beginning in August and ending in October.)
    • The decorations were up from spring until fall. (Beginning in spring and ending in fall.)
    • I watch TV during the evening. (For some period of time in the evening.)
    • We must finish the project within a year. (No longer than a year.)

  3. Newbie
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    Re: preposition of time

    thanks you so much

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