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Prepositions of time are very simple to remember! We use:
- at for a PRECISE TIME
- in for MONTHS, YEARS, CENTURIES and LONG PERIOD
Here are some examples: I wake up early in the morning I am going to have a great lunch in the afternoon Jack likes to have a nap in the evening Shall we go to the bar at night?
This will help English learners to understand American stand-up comedy.
Please remember to click on “captions” as the video has English subtitles.
Bill Burr- Stand-up Comedy
Bill Burr is an American stand-up comedian from Massachusetts.
Watch his stand up set above, which has been subtitled in English for English learners. It also has some explanations of terms or phrases that may be new.
Feel free to use this dictionary for any other unknown words you hear. Enjoy!
If the video does not load above, click here to play in on youtube.
At first it might seem difficult but eventually with practice, you’ll get the hang of it!
What is a preposition?
The name “preposition” (pre + position) means “place before”. Prepositions usually come before another word, usually a noun or noun phrase
A preposition is a word such as at, for, with, into or from, which is usuafly followed by a noun, pronoun or, in English, a word ending in -ing.
When do we use prepositions
Prepositions show how people and things relate to the rest of the sentence, for example, She’s at home.; a tool for cutting grass; It’s from David.