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Prepositions: time and place


Prepositions of time

We use:
 
 
Prepositions of time
at at 9.45am; at Easter; at the moment
in in August; in (the) summer; in 2012
on on Thursday; on 1st April 2012; on our anniversary

Practice


Complete the sentence with the correct preposition "at", "in" or "on".

  • I'm getting married June.
     
  • Tom is arriving Saturday.
     
  • the weekend, we usually go to the cinema.
     
  • My brother was born 5th February 1976.
     

Prepositions of place

We use:
 
 
Prepositions of place
at at the doctor's; at work
in in the kitchen; in Paris
on on the shelf; on the roof

Practice


Complete the sentence with the correct preposition "at", "in" or "on".

  • They were the cinema last night.
     
  • Your phone is the table.
     
  • I think she's the dining room.
     
  • Is Shelly the supermarket?
     

Further practice

Choose the correct answer to complete the sentence: a, b or c.



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