Um ponto importante: In, On, At / em expressões de tempo.
"Until early in
this century...:" (Até o início deste século...
"People remembered those instructions on
("As pessoas lembraram aquelas instruções em 31 de outubro")IN
this century, the eighteenth century, etc.IN
1976, 1978, etc.IN
(the) spring, summer, fall (or autumn), winter.IN
January, February, etc.IN
the morning, the afternoon, the evening.ON
January 1st, February 10th, October 31st, etcON
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, etc.ON
a beautiful morning, a rainy afternoon, a cold evening, etc.AT
Noon, night, midnightAT
one o'clock, half past two, etc.Cf. In, On e At: Preposições de tempo em inglêsEXERCISE
Fill in the blanks with the correct prepositions:
(Preencha as lacunas com as preposições corretas:)
1. _ winter
2. _ November
3. _ night
4. _ November 12th.
5. _ four o'clock.
6. _ Tuesday.
7. _ a hot afternoon
8. _ the afternoon
9. _ the next century
10. _ summer
11. _ the morning
12. _ a wonderful morning
13. _ 1925
14. _ Sunday
15. _ the last century
16. _ March
17. _ March 2nd
18. _ noon
19. _ August
20. _ August 20th
Regards and good studies.