IN ON AT – Important Prepositions of TIME and PLACE in English

Prepositions IN ON AT! In this lesson, you will learn prepositions of TIME and PLACE with IN, ON, AT in English.

IN ON AT – Prepositions of TIME

How to Use prepositions of Time IN – ON – AT Correctly!

AT

Hours:

  • at 9 am
  • at 8 o’clock
  • at 6 pm

Parts of the day:

  • at night
  • at noon/ midday
  • at midnight
  • at bedtime
  • at lunch time
  • at dinner time
  • at dinner
  • at lunch
  • at sunrise/ sunset
  • at dawn

Holidays without “day”:

  • at Easter
  • at Christmas
  • at New Years

At + time:

  • at present
  • at the weekend (U.K)
  • at breakfast
  • at the moment
  • at that moment
  • at the same time
  • at that time

IN

Parts of the day:

  • in the morning
  • in the afternoon
  • in the evening

Months:

  • in October
  • in June
  • in December

Seasons:

  • in (the) spring
  • in (the) summer
  • in (the) fall/ autumn
  • in (the) winter

Years:

  • in 1980
  • in 1968

Decades:

  • in the 1900s
  • in the seventies

Centuries:

  • in the 17th century
  • in the 20st century

Weeks:

  • in a week
  • in 2 weeks

Holidays:

  • in the Easter holiday
  • in the Christmas holiday

Period of time:

  • in the past
  • in the next century
  • in the future
  • in the 10 years time
  • in the middle ages
  • in a few minutes
  • in a moment
  • in an hour
  • in 3 hours
  • in six months
  • in a year

ON

Days:

  • On Monday
  • On Tuesday
  • On Saturday

Dates:

  • on June 3rd
  • on 1st October 2013
  • on the 10th
  • on the first day
  • on the last day

Holidays with ‘day’:

  • on New Year’s day
  • on Christmas day
  • on Easter day

Specific days:

  • on my birthday
  • on holiday
  • on my wedding day
  • on that day

Days + Parts of day:

  • on Saturday morning(s)
  • on Sunday afternoon(s)
  • on Tuesday evening(s)

On + time:

  • on the weekend (U.S.)
  • on weekdays
  • on time
  • on a winter evening
  • on a warm day
  • on my break

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