Exercise 1: use of ‘in the end & at the end’

(Practise differentiating ‘in the end’ and ‘at the end’)

Difference of ‘in/at the end’ – drop-down (difficulty: 2 of 5 – rather easy)

Choose the correct adverbial for the gaps, either ‘in the end’ or ‘at the end’.

  • Example: “Can we have a picnic at the end of the week?”

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  1. Would you like to go on holiday of the year?
  2. My friend Sue always cries of romantic films.
  3. What have you bought? – Well, , I’ve bought shoes, a hat and a jacket.
  4. It was hard to say goodbye of the celebration.
  5. At first it sounded so good but it turned out to be a complete lie.
  6. Sorry! I had been waiting long enough, and I went home.
  7. No need to hurry. Just do the paperwork of the week.
  8. Well, we stayed at home. We couldn’t decide what to do.
  9. Everybody applaused of the speech.
  10. I tried so hard to swim 5,000 metres but I gave up.

Additional exercises and explanations relating to the use of ‘in/at the end’

The following exercises and explanations are related to use and difference of ‘in the end’ and ‘at the end’ in English grammar: