Time Prepositions

Time prepositions are used to clarity what time an event happened or will happen. Time prepositions are used nouns and pronouns. Prepositions usually come before nouns or pronouns. Prepositions never come before a verb. List of Time Prepositions




a specific time

days and dates

period of time - years, months, seasons

at 2:00

on my birthday

in a few days

at lunchtime

on the first day of the school year

in a couple of months

at 4:00 AM

on 11/10/90

in the summer

IMPORTANT: In English we say:

    • in the morning -because it is considered a period of time
    • in the afternoon
    • in the evening
    • at night -

Note: We say in the morning, in the afternoon, or in the evening BUT we say 'at night'