Exercise 2: prepositions of time

(Practise using ‘at, on, in’, the prepositions of time)

Temporal prepositions (at, on, in) – drop-down (difficulty: 2 of 5 – rather easy)

Choose the appropriate preposition of timeat, on,’ or ‘in’ for the sentences. If you still require help with the topic, reread the use of English prepositions of time.

  • Example: “I usually go to bed at quarter past eleven.”

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  1. Hanna and John got married October 2007.
  2. The price of oil was very high the 1970s.
  3. Even summer some people turn on the heating.
  4. Hurry, we’re late! The train leaves 10 o’clock.
  5. We’ve got some nice places to go skiing. Let’s go February.
  6. My sister’s birthday is 2nd November.
  7. We usually have a delicious dinner with all my relatives Christmas Day.
  8. Gutenberg invented the printing press the 15th century.
  9. Have you got time today? – Yes, I can leave work half past three.
  10. Jill never eats anything lunchtime.

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