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Prepositions of time

In /  at/   on/ from........to

  I.   “on”: is used with:

a.   Days of the week: on Friday/ on Monday/ on Saturday……
b.   Date : on 15 th April/ on 23 rd December/ on the 15 th of April…
c.   A special part of a day : on Friday evening/ on Monday morning…

    II.  “ at”: is used with:

a.   Part of the day: at night/ at noon…
b.   Time of day: at 7:00/ at 9:00/ at midday/ at midnight/ at sunset/ at sunrise…….
c.   Celebrations: at Christmas/ at Ester……
d.   Fixed phrases : at the same time/ at present/ at the moment…………

  III.     “in” is used with: 

a.   Months: in July/ in May/ in December…
b.   Year: in 2012/  in 1999/ in 1985/ in 1970 s
c.   Seasons: in summer/ in spring/ in autumn/ in winter…
d.   Part of the day: in the morning/ in the evening/ in the afternoon……………….
e.   Duration: in weeks time/ in a minute/ in two weeks……………………………………

    IV.  “from…….to……” :

  'From......TO is used with limited periods of time:
  From seven o’clock to nine o’clock
  from Monday to Saturday