Prepositions of Time
Prepositions of time are prepositions that we use to express when something happened.
The most important prepositions are:
1. We use in when talking about non-specific times during days, months, years, decades, centuries or seasons.
- We met in 1997.
- This photo must have been taken in the seventies.
- The kingdom was very weak in the 12-th century due to many wars and famine.
- In winter we often go skiing.
2. We use at when talking about specific times.
- I went fishing at the weekend.
- All the people gathered in the park at noon.
- The match was over at seven o'clock.
3. We use on when talking about specific days and dates.
- I met Linda on 10th of May.
- We always go out on Friday evening.