Preposition Based on Time




Prepositions – Time
English
Usage
Example
§  on
§  days of the week
§  on Monday
§  in
§  months / seasons
§  time of day
§  year
§  after a certain period of time (when?)
§  in August / in winter
§  in the morning
§  in 2006
§  in an hour
§  at
§  for night
§  for weekend
§  a certain point of time (when?)
§  at night
§  at the weekend
§  at half past nine
§  since
§  from a certain point of time (past till now)
§  since 1980
§  for
§  over a certain period of time (past till now)
§  for 2 years
§  ago
§  a certain time in the past
§  2 years ago
§  before
§  earlier than a certain point of time
§  before 2004
§  to
§  telling the time
§  ten to six (5:50)
§  past
§  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.
§  by
§  in the sense of at the latest
§  up to a certain time
§  I will be back by 6 o’clock.
§  By 11 o'clock, I had read five pages.