Time preposition

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A preposition of time is a preposition used to link time. For the most part these just have to be learnt.

Preposition Usage Examples
at Used with (1) a time (2) holidays (2) the weekend (BrE)
  • at 8 o'clock / at lunchtime
  • at Christmas
  • at the weekend
on Used with (1) days (2) the weekend (AmE)
  • on Thursday
  • on Christmas Day
  • on the weekend
in Used for (1) a point in time measured forwards from the current time (2) a month * in ten minutes
  • in February
for Used for time periods
  • for 2 hours
since Used for a point of time in the past
  • since Wednesday
after
from
to
until
between... and...
ago
within