Usage of preposition in English

Usage of preposition in English is very essential to form a complete sentence with meaning in the English language.

Under The Title Of Usage of preposition in English, Definition of preposition

Under the title of Usage of preposition in English,

Preposition is a word or group of words used before a noun, pronoun, or noun phrase to introduce direction, time, place or an object.

In today’s post we are going to know the usages of some prepositions.

Uses of “in” in English

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To say a time in general without specifying a specific time, use in before that time, for example,

in the morning
in the afternoon
in the evening

Here, morning, noon and evening are unspecified times. So we are ahead of unspecified times
Use the preposition “in”.

When talking about a month use “in” before the month.

in January
in February

in February

To talk about a year, use ” in” before that year.

in 1993
in 2000

To indicate countries, cities,continents, oceans, and a place, the preposition “in” must be used before it.

in Colombo
in Delli
in Washington
in Sri Lanka
in India
in Australia
in the Asian Continent
in the American Continent
in the African Continent
in the Pacific Ocean
in the Indian Ocean
in my room
in the kitchen
In cold season
in hot season
in rainy season
in spring
in autumn

To say that we were, are, will be in a place we should use “in” before those places.

Also, use “in” before the following words.

in the bag
in the classroom
in a box
the world
in the car
in a van
In the sea
in the swimming pool
in a river
in a lake
in a book
in a picture
in the newspaper

Uses of “on” in English

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We should use “On” before weekdays.

on Monday
on Tuesday
on Wednesday
on Thursday
on Friday
on Saturday
on Sunday

I was born on Friday morning.
There is a meeting on Sunday evening.
I saw him on Tuesday night.

We should use “On” to indicate the date.

on 14th
on 25th
on 2nd

I was born on the 14th.
The exam will be held on the 25th.
We will go on tour on the 2nd of next month.

“On” should be used to refer to the surface of a place or an object.

On the table
On the chair
On the bed
On the wall
On the door

There is a flower vase on the table.
There is a cat on the chair.
There are two pillows on the bed.
A clock hangs on the wall.
Beautiful paintings are painted on the door.

When holidays or special days are followed by the word “day”, it must be used ” on” before it.

On Christmas day
On the festival day
On Easter Day

On festival day we went to relatives house.
We went to Church on Christmas Day.
A bomb attack was carried out in Sri Lanka on Easter Day.

Also, use “on” before the following words.

On the carpet
on the roof
On the first floor
on the second floor
on the 3rd floor
on the right
on the left
on the bus
on the train
on a plane
on the radio
on TV
on the internet
on a website

The water is on the carpet.
Monkeys are on the roof.
He lives on the first floor.
The car is going on the right.
The police is standing on the left.

Uses of “At” in English

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To indicate a specific time, “at” is used before that time.

At 3 o’clock
At 5 o’clock
At seven o’clock

I will come home at three o’clock.
I will go play at five o’clock.
I have dinner at seven o’clock.

Special days or holidays without the word “Day” should be preceded by “at”.

at Christmas
at the festival
at Easter

At festival we went to relatives house.
We went to Church on Christmas Day.
A bomb attack was carried out in Sri Lanka at Easter.

Also, use “at” before the following words.

At the window
at the tree
at the gate
At the door
at the traffic light
at the cross road
At the top
at the bottom
at the end
at the cinema
at a party
at a concert
At school
at university
at work
at home
at night
at the Bakery
at a cafe

Tom studies at university.
My students study at home.
I’m drinking tea at the bakery.
My teacher is at work.
Parents meeting is ongoing at school.
Singers are singing at a concert.
They are drinking wine at a party.
We are at the cinema.
The shop is at the end of this road.
The number is at the bottom of the paper

We will learn more about its further uses in our next lesson. Also we are waiting to give complete knowledge regarding other keywords which are in addition.

 

Under The Title Of Usage of preposition in English  More Examples Using Prepositions

I was born in 1993.
He will be a doctor in 2030.
They were friends in 2010.
This building was built in 1800.
The Titanic ship was sunk in 1912.

I studied in Delli.
he was teaching in Colombo.
I was born in Sri Lanka.
My friend was in England.
Sri Lanka is located in the Continent of Asia.
Sri Lanka is located in the Indian Ocean.
My sister is in her room.
My mother is cooking in the kitchen.

On + Date + Days

In + Year + Month +

At + specific Places and time.

At + Home

In + House

In + Beach

On + Foot

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