at for a PRECISE TIMEin for MONTHS, YEARS, CENTURIES and also LONG PERIODSon for DAYS and also DATESatPRECISE TIMEinMONTHS, YEARS, CENTURIES and LONG PERIODSonDAYS and also DATES
at 3 o"clockin Mayon Sunday
at 10.30amin summeron Tuesdays
at noonin the summeron 6 March
at dinnertimein 1990on 25 Dec. 2010
at bedtimein the 1990son Christmas Day
at sunrisein the next centuryon Independence Day
at sunsetin the Ice Ageon my birthday
at the momentin the past/futureon New Year"s Eve

Look at these examples:

I have actually a meeting at 9am.The shop closes at midnight.Jane went house at lunchtime.In England, it regularly snows in December.Do you think we will certainly go to Jupiter in the future?Tright here need to be the majority of progress in the following century.Do you work-related on Mondays?Her birthday is on 20 November.Wright here will you be on New Year"s Day?

Notice the usage of the preplace of time at in the following conventional expressions:

ExpressionExample
at nightThe stars shine at night.

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at the weekend*I don"t generally work-related at the weekend.
at Christmas*/EasterI remain through my family members at Christmas.
at the very same timeWe finiburned the test at the same time.
at presentHe"s not home at present. Try later on.

*Keep in mind that in some ranges of English human being say "on the weekend" and also "on Christmas".

Notice the use of the prepositions of time in and also on in these common expressions:

inon
in the morningon Tuesday morning
in the morningson Saturday mornings
in the afternoon(s)on Sunday afternoon(s)
in the evening(s)on Monday evening(s)

When we say last, following, eextremely, this we do not likewise use at, in, on.

I went to London last June. (not in last June)He"s coming earlier next Tuesday. (not on following Tuesday)I go residence every Easter. (not at eincredibly Easter)We"ll call you this evening. (not in this evening)
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Mini Quiz

Test your understanding through this quick quiz.1. Choose the correct prepositions: "Let"s accomplish _______ midday _______ Saturday."
at, at in, on at, on
a) at, at b) in, on c) at, on2. Choose the correct prepositions: "The manager isn"t here _______ present, yet she"ll be earlier _______ fifty percent an hour."
at, in at, at in, in
a) at, in b) at, at c) in, in3. Which are correct? "You won"t be working _______ Saturday nights _______ the future, will you?"
at, in on, in on, at
a) at, in b) on, in c) on, at4. Which are correct? "I"m busy _______ moment, but I"ll be free ______ evening."
at the, in this in the, at this at the, this
a) at the, in this b) in the, at this c) at the, this
Your score is: Correct answers:

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