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Learn English Grammar - Prepositions & Its Uses

Prepositions of Time

On In At
Since For Ago
Before To Past
to / till / until till / until by

Preposition Of Time - Examples


Days of the week - on Monday


1. Months / seasons - in August / in winter
2. Time of day - in the morning
3. Year - in 2006
4. After a certain period of time (when?) - in an hour


1. For night - at night
2. For weekend - at the weekend
3. A certain point of time (when?) - at half past nine


From a certain point of time (past till now) - since 1980


Over a certain period of time (past till now) - for 2 years


A certain time in the past - 2 years ago


Earlier than a certain point of time - before 2004


Telling the time - ten to six (5: 50)


Telling the time - ten past six (6: 10)

to / till / until

Marking the beginning and end of a period of time - from Monday to/till Friday

till / until

In the sense of how long something is going to last - He is on holiday until Friday.


1. In the sense of at the latest - I will be back by 6 o'clock.
2. Up to a certain time - By 11 o'clock, I had read five pages.

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