How to Use Prepositions AT – IN – ON

IN, ON and AT are used as both time prepositions and place prepositions in English.

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Prepositions of Time

IN

  • in the morning
  • in the afternoon
  • in the evening
  • in February
  • in March
  • in the summer
  • in the winter
  • in the autumn
  • in the spring
  • in 1999

ON

  • on Monday
  • on Sunday
  • on April 1st
  • on the 11th
  • on the first day
  • on the last day
  • on my birthday
  • on Christmas day
  • on Easter day
  • on holiday
  • on my wedding day
  • on that day

AT

  • at 9 o’clock
  • at midday
  • at noon
  • at dusk
  • at dawn
  • at night
  • at the weekend
  • at Christmas
  • at Easter
  • at the moment
  • at that time
  • at the beginning
  • at the end

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Prepositions of Place

AT

  • at The Empire State Building
  • at the corner
  • at the bus stop
  • at the door
  • at the top of page
  • at the end of the road
  • at the entrance
  • at the crossroads
  • at the front desk
  • at a conference
  • at a party

IN

  • In a box.
  • In a room.
  • In a country.
  • in a traffic jam
  • in Time Square
  • in a building
  • in a car
  • in a taxi
  • in a boat
  • in a helicopter
  • in a lift (elevator)
  • in the living – room
  • in the article
  • in England

ON

  • on the table.
  • on the floor.
  • on the chair.
  • on a table
  • on a wall
  • on the floor
  • on the roof
  • on the menu
  • on the page
  • on the door
  • on the shelf

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Common Phrases and What You Can Use Instead

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Ways to Say “Very Good”

1. You’re on the right track now!

2. That’s the best ever

3. You’ve got it made

4. You’ve just about mastered it

5. Super!

6. Perfect!

7. That’s right!

8. That’s better than ever

9. That’s good

10. Much better!

11. You’re really working hard today

12. Wonderful

13. You are very good at that

14. You must have been practicing

15. That’s coming along nicely

16. You did that very well

17. Good work!

18. Fine!

19. I’m happy to see you working like that

20. Nice going

21. That’s much, much better!

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Alternative Ways to Say GOODBYE

1. So long

2. See you later

3. Be seein’ you

4. Take it easy

5. Bye

6. Bye-bye

7. See you

8. Bye now

9. Be good

10. Catch you

11. See you again

12. See you around

13. See you soon

14. Take care

15. Bye for now

16. Be seeing you

17. I’ll be seeing you

18. Come whenever you can

19. I enjoyed seeing you again

20. Drop in again

21. God bless you

22. You take care

23. Have a good trip

24. Have a nice day

25. Have a safe trip

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Different Ways to Say “Calm Down”

Alternative ways to say “Calm Down”

1. I see that you are having a difficult time, let me help you.

2. Take a deep breath.

3. If you need to hit something, hit this pillow.

4. That can be so frustrating, let’s figure this out together.

5. I see that you are mad, how does that feel in your body?

6. Count to 10.

7. Want to squeeze my hand?

8. How about a big hug.

9. Let’s focus on fixing the problem together.

10. If you are feeling sad, you can tell me about it.

11. You’ve got to do what you’ve got to do

Saying “Calm Down” to Your Anxious Teen

1. Tell me about it

2. I’m listening

3. That sounds tough

4. I totally get it.

5. Let’s breathe together.

6. 1 to 10 scale, how horrible is it?

7. What’s the worst that could happen?

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Different Ways to Say “NO”

1. No.

2. Nope.

3. No thanks, I won’t be able to make it.

4. Not this time.

5. No thanks, I have another commitment.

6. Unfortunately, it’s not a good time.

7. Sadly I have something else.

8. Unfortunately not.

9. I have something else.

10. Sorry.

11. Apologies, but I can’t make it.

12. Maybe another time.

13. Sounds great, but I can’t commit.

14. I’m booked into something else.

15. I’m not able to make that time.

16. Thanks, but no thanks.

17. I’m not able to make it this week/ month/ year.

18. I’ve got too much on my plate right now.

19. I’m not talking on anything else right now.

20. Bandwidth is low, so I won’t be able to make it work.

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Ways to Say GOOD JOB

1. You’re on the right track now!

2. You’ve got it made.

3. SUPER!

4. That’s right!

5. That’s good.

6. I’m very proud of you.

7. You’re really working hard today.

8. You are very good at that.

9. That’s coming along nicely.

10. GOOD WORK!

11. I’m happy to see you working like that.

12. That’s much, much better!

13. Exactly right.

14. I’m proud of the way you worked today.

15. You’re doing that much better today.

16. You’ve just about got it.

17. That’s the best you’ve ever done.

18. You’re doing a good job.

19. THAT’S IT!

20. Now you’ve figured it out.

21. That’s quite an improvement.

22. GREAT!

23. I knew you could do it.

24. Congratulations!

25. Not bad.

26. Keep working on it.

27. You’re improving.

28. Now you have it!

29. You are learning fast.

30. Good for you!

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Different ways of saying “For Example”

1. Such as

2. For instance

3. Let’s say …

4. Examples include

5. One example is

6. Including

7. In a similar case

8. To illustrate

9. By way of illustration

10. If you look at …

11. This includes

12. As an example

13. As a case in point

14. Especially

15. An example being …

16. Namely, …

17. In addition to

18. This can be seen when…

19. … is one example of …

20. …as illustrated by…

21. …as seen in …

22. …which is made apparent when…

23. These include…

24. Particularly…

25. This is illustrated…

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Creative Ways to Say “YES”

1. Yep

2. No problem!

3. Yeah

4. Sure

5. Definitely

6. Naturally

7. You bet!

8. Of course

9. OK

10. Okie dokie

11. Affirmative

12. Aye aye

13. Roger

14. Uh-huh

15. Very well

16. Yup

17. Yuppers

18. Right on

19. Ja

20. Surely

21. Totally

22. Yessir

23. Indubitably

24. Yay

25. And how!

26. K

27. Alright

28. Alrighty

29. Sounds good

30. For sure

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Other Ways To Say Common Things in English

Common words in English and learn what you can use instead.

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Words to Use Instead of “AFRAID”

1. Tense

E.g. She sounded tense and angry.

2. Panicky

E.g. He was feeling panicky.

3. Terrified

E.g. She was terrified at the thought of being alone.

4. Frightened

E.g. I’m too frightened to ask him now.

5. Fearful

E.g. Parents are ever fearful for their children.

6. Scared

E.g. People are scared to use the buses late at night.

7. Petrified

E.g. I’m petrified of snakes.

8. Timid

E.g. They’ve been rather timid in the changes they’ve made.

9. Chicken out

E.g. You’re not going to chicken out, are you?

10. Nervy

E.g. You seem quite nervy this morning.

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Different Ways to Say BEAUTIFUL

1. adorable

2. alluring

3. attractive

4. august

5. becoming

6. beguiling

7. blooming

8. blue-ribbon

9. bonny

10.appealing

11. charming

12. cute

13. dazzling

14. delicate

15. delightful

16. elegant

17. exquisite

18. grand

19. handsome

20. lovely

21. magnificent

22. marvelous

23. pleasing

24. pretty

25. splendid

26. debonair

27. delectable

28. discerning

29. divine

30. chesterfieldian

31. elysian

32. enticing

33. enchanting

34. entrancing

35. empyrean

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Other ways to say “Intelligent”

1. Wise
E.g. I’m older and wiser after ten years in the business.

2. Astute

E.g. It was an astute move to sell the shares then

3. Knowledgeable

E.g. She is very knowledgeable about plants.

4. Brilliant

E.g. What a brilliant idea!

5. Brainy

E.g. He’s a brainy kid.

6. Smart

E.g. I have to be smart for work.

7. Clever

E.g. How clever of you to work it out!

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How to Talk About the Weather in English

Learn How to Talk About the Weather in English.

Cold Weather

1. It’s freezing outside!

2. It’s a bit chilly. Wrap up warm.

3. It’s cold.

4. It’s Arctic out there.

5. It’s quite fresh – take a jumper.

6. You can see your breath in the air.

7. It’s below zero.

8. It must be minus five or more.

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Hot Weather

1. It’s nice and warm today.

2. It’s pretty hot, isn’t it?

3. We’re having a heatwave!

4. It’s so hot! It must be over 80.

5. It’s nice in the sun.

6. The weather’s lovely.

7. It’s a lovely day.

8. It’s absolutely boiling!

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Rainy Weather

1. Is that rain?

2. It’s only a shower.

3. It’s pouring.

4. It’s bucketing down.

5. We’d better run for it.

6. It’s been raining all day.

7. I’m soaked to the skin.

8. I’m drenched.

9. Looks like rain.

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Learn Useful Expressions in English | Other Ways to Say …

Learn useful expressions and how to say common phrases in many different ways in English.

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Cool Ways to Say “I Miss You”

1. I can’t stop thinking about you.

2. I can’t wait to see you again.

3. When will I see you again?

4. I hope I see you again soon.

5. I feel sad without you.

6. All I do is think of you.

7. I wish you were here.

8. I’m counting down the days.

9. I’m counting the days until I see you again.

10. I look forward to seeing you again.

11. I would like to be with you again.

12. The world is not the same when you are away.

13. You’ve been on my mind.

14. You occupy my thoughts.

15. I yearn for you.

16. I long for you.

17. You crossed my mind.

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Different Ways to Say “NICE TO MEET YOU”

1. Pleased to meet you.

2. It was lovely meeting you.

3. Glad to meet you.

4. I’ve enjoyed meeting you.

5. It’s a pleasure to meet you.

6. It’s very nice to meet you .

7. How do you do?

8. Lovely to meet you.

9. How wonderful to meet you!

10. It was nice meeting you.

11. It was nice to have met you.

12. It’s been a pleasure meeting you.

13. Nice meeting you.

14. It was nice talking to you.

15. It is fun talking to you.

16. It is fun chatting with you.

17. Happy to meet you.

18. Good to meet you.

19. Pleased to make your acquaintance.

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Beautifully Romantic Ways To Say I LOVE YOU

1. I adore you

2. I’m affectionate for you

3. I’m attached to you

4. I’m enchanted by you

5. You’re my enchantment

6. I burn for you

7. You fill my heart

8. I’m fond of you

9. You’re my missing piece

10. You’re the only one for me

11. I’m totally devoted to you

12. I’m infatuated with you

13. I’m mad about you

14. You’re all I see

15. I’m passionate about you

16. I’m enraptured with you

17. I relish you

18. You’re the light of my life

19. You’re my soft spot

20. You’re my everything

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Different Ways to Say “I Like It”

1. It’s to my thinking.

2. It sounds great.

3. I’m really into it.

4. It appeals to me.

5. It sounds good.

6. I’m very interesting in it.

7. I’m fond of it.

8. It looks good.

9. I’m very interested in doing and learning about it.

10. It’s to my liking.

11. I adore it.

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Other Ways to Say “I Don’t Like It”

1. That’s not for me.

2. I’m not into it.

3. I dislike it.

4. I’m disinterested in that.

5. I’ll pass.

6. I’m not fond of it.

7. I’m not crazy about it.

8. I don’t appreciate that.

9. I’ve had enough of it.

10. I’m impartial about that.

11. It doesn’t tickle my fancy.

12. I’m not a big fan of it.

13. I’m not keen of it.

14. It’s not my cup of tea.

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Creative Ways to Say “Happy Birthday”

1. Many happy returns of the day!

2. Have a good one!

3. Have a great birthday!

4. All the best!

5. Many more happy returns!

6. I wish you a wonderful birthday!

7. May your birthday be filled with laughter!

8. I hope you have a wonderful birthday.

9. I wish you all the best on your special day.

10. I hope you have a fantastic day and a fantastic year to come.

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Different Ways to Say and Response to “How are you?”

Different ways to ask How someone is:

1. How are you doing?

2. How are things?

3. What’s up

4. How’s it going?

5. What’s happening?

6. What’s new?

7. All right?

Different ways to response to “How are you?”:

1. I’m fine, thanks. How about you?

2. Pretty good.

3. Not bad

4. Things are good.

5. Okay.

6. I’m alright

7. Great!

8. Fantastic!

9. I’m OK.

10. Couldn’t be better!

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Different Ways to Say “I’m Going to Sleep”

1. Hit the hay sack

2. Hit the shucks

3. It’s bedtime

4. Rip and tear

5. Rack down

6. Shut-eye

7. Stretch out

8. Take a snooze

9. I Think i’ll turn in

10. Turning in

11. About to retire

12. Bag down

13. Bag the z’s

14. Beat

15. Bed

16. Bedtime

17. Black out

18. Blow some z’s

19. Bunk for the night

20. Call it quits

21. Cash in

22. Cash in my chips

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