Prepositions of Time 

Prepositions of Time :

Prepositions of Time : at, on and in

We use AT to designate specific times.

For example :

1. The train is due at 12:15 p.m.

We use ON to designate days and dates.

For example :

1. My brother is coming on Monday.
2. We’re having a party on the 4th of July.

We use IN for non-specific times during a day, a month, a season or a year.

For example :

1. She likes to jog in the morning.
2. It’s too cold in winter to run outside.
3. He started the job in 1971.
4. He’s going to quit in August.

Example Sentences :

1. George Washington was born in Virginia on 1732.

2. After the American Revolutionary War (1775 and 1783), he was the Commander-in-Chief of the American forces.

3. Washington played an important role in the founding of the United States.

4. He became the first President of the United States.

5. He was the President from 1789 to 1797.

6. George Washington died at the age of 67 on the 14th December 1799.

7. The capital of the United States and one federal state are named after George Washington.

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