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ACADEMIA MILITAR MARISCAL SUCRE

ALEJANDRO ROMERO

PREPOSITIONS

ENGLISH

BOGOTÁ D.C

TIME PREPOSITIONS

We use at to designate specific times.
The train is due at 12:15 p.m.

We usein for nonspecific times during a day, a month, a season, or a year.
She likes to jog in the morning.
It´s too cold in winter to run outside.
He stared the job in 1971.
He´s going to quit inaugust.

PREPOSITIONS OF TIME

PREPOSITION:
-In

USE:
-in months
-year
-seasons
-part of the day
-duration
EXAMPLES:
-in July; in September
-in 1985; in 1999
-in summer; in the summer of 69-in the morning; in the afternoon; in the evening
- in a minute; in two weeks

PREPOSOTION:
-at

USE:
-part of the day
-time of day
-celebrations
-fixed phrases

EXAMPLES:
-at night-at 6 o´clock; at midnight
-at Christmas; at Easter
-at the same time

PREPOSITION:
-on

USE:
-days of the week
-date
-special holidays
-a special part of a day

EXAMPLES:
-on Sunday; onFriday
-on the 25th of December
-on Good Friday; on Easter Sunday; on my birthday
-on the morning of September the 11th

PREPOSITION:
-after

USE:
-lather than sth

EXAMPLE:-after school

PREPOSITION:
-ago

USE:
-how far sth. Happened (in the past)
EXAMPLE:
-6 years ago

PREPOSITION:
-before

USE:
-earlier than sth

EXAMPLE:
-before ChristmasPREPOSITION:
-between

USE
-time that separates two points

EXAMPLE
-between Monday and Friday

PREPOSITION:
-by

USE
-not later than a special time
EXAMPLE:
-by Thursday

PREPOSITION:-during

USE:
-through the whole of a period of time

EXAMPLE:
-during the holidays

PREPPOSITION:
-for

USE
-period of time

EXAMPLE:
-for three weeks

PREPOSITION:
-from…to
-from…-till/until

USE
-two points form a period
-
EXAMPLE:
-from Monday to Wednesday
-from Monday till Wednesday
-from Monday until Wednesday

PREPOSITION:
-past

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