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At, On and In

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These prepositions are very common in describing a place or describing a time


At.....referring to a specific place the doctors office number 10 Main Street the corner of 5th and 17th

On....referring to a general area

....on the playing fields
....on Main Street
....on top of the building
....on the side of the road

In....referring to a much more general place Madrid the classroom the countryside the urban area


At...referring to a specific time 10 o'clock sunset midnight

On...referring to a particular day

...on Monday
...on July 23rd
...on the first day of the month

In....referring to a general period of time the Middle Ages 1998 ten minutes

Sample Usage

Consider this example:

I live at number 10 on Simon Avenue in London.

Consider these exceptions:

We were on the beach.
I will meet you on the corner of 5th in ten minutes.
He was in the apartment on Main Street.

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