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preposition at in on exercise: Examples of IN,ON,AT!

Examples of IN,ON,AT
Examples of IN,ON,AT

Prepositions are a necessity to form a sensical sentence. They connect the subject to the predicate or the parts of the predicate itself to each other.

 

In

 

In the news

In a hurry

In troubles

In a mess

In a flash

In the air

In advance

In a deep sleep

In a heap

In abundance

In action

In return

In mind 

In pain

In a state of Euphoria

In touch

In abeyance

In addition to

In time

In full

 

I was in the classroom when the teacher came.

They were in big trouble.

Sam enjoyed the trip in 2008 more than any other.

Groups of people joined in when they heard their help is required.

The pastor was in horror when he found about the father’s horrific actions.

 

On

 

On good terms

On Oximan Street

On the phone

On TV

On leave

On the page

On a plane

On paper

On the brink of

On the edge of

On such a cold day

On a warm day

On loan

On the menu

On the roof

On impulse

On occasions

On guard

On strike

On the agenda

On the outskirts of

On the dot

On-demand

On a diet

On suspicion of

On a short notice

 

All travelers should be on time for their flights.

Work is best done on schedule.

Joan forgot her lunch on the table.

The FBI agent was on oath during the trial.

My sister goes on a shopping spree whenever she has money.

 

At

 

At random

At that time

At bedtime

At all costs

At all events

At 5:00 p.m.

At midday

At Christmas

At dinner 

At heart

At length

At once

At the same time

At sunset

At the age of

At face value

At first

At first sight

At the top of

At last

At dusk

At play

At a low ebb

At one’s request

At one’s demand

At ease

At the peak of

At war with

At an advantage

At the hands of

Those kids are at risk.

We should help the people at least when we can.

Any problem at large can be solved with enough time and planning.

It is not a wise choice to go out at night when you are sick.

If you fight a person who has nothing to lose, you are fighting at a loss.

 

This may be able to sum it up all in a simple way. In is used to describe a place that has no boundaries, for example, “the living room is in the basement.” On is used to describe something that exists on top of something else, for example, “my desk is on the floor.”  At refers to the time of day, for example, “we had lunch at noon.

 

Prepositions are often forgotten about when it comes to grammar, but they can make a huge difference in your writing. If you’re not sure what prepositions are, take a look at this article to see what they are and how they can be used.