Preposition of place
Remember that we use to after verbs of movement, such as go, come, bring and take, return.
Bring your books to the lesson.
Go to the cinema.
Will you come to my party?
However arrive is followed by in or at and home does not need a preposition
We arrived at the station
We arrived in Paris
You can go home
There are some other differences which we will look at in preposition of time
The Use of in and at
We use in with towns and countries:
He lives in Moscow.
Paris is in France.
We use at for other places. However for many places we can use at or in:
He’s at the office or He’s in the office…….are both correct.
In stresses that it’s a more permanent state:
We can meet at your office
He’s not in his office.
My brother is a doctor. He works in a hospital
He’s broken his leg. He’s in hospital.
I visited my friend at the hospital
Preposition of Time.
The uses of at
We use at for exact times:
At 2 o’clock
Holidays of longer than one day:
At the weekend
The Uses of in
We use in for seasons:
For periods of time in the future:
In two weeks
The uses of on
We use on for one day:
On 25th November
On Christmas day
We use on for special periods also, even if the previous word is a verb of motion:
Steve has gone on holiday
Mike has gone on a business trip