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shane

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Am I right in thinking that, generally speaking, AE says "on weekends", and BE uses "at weekends"?

Before I came to China, I always said "at weekends" or "at the weekend"; but here, everyone says "on the weekend" - it's making me paranoid! :?
 

Red5

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I could say either - depending on the situation, but I guess that's just too much American TV for you. ;-)
 

shane

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Too much of "The Simpsons" and "Friends" (not to mention "Futurama" :wink:
 

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I've only heard "on the weekend". (AE)

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Lib

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In BE we say 'at the weekend'.
I've also heard Americans say 'I'll see you Tuesday'. In BE we'd say 'I'll see you on Tuesday'. Do you agree Shane?
 

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We mostly say 'at the weekend'. I think 'See you Tuesday' is being adopted by many here, though. ;-)
 
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