🔠 PREPOSITIONS - at on in/since for/during while

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  • at: Specific.
  • on: 1 day, 1 date.
  • in: month, year, season, century.
Example / 举例
  1. We could meet at 3:00.
  2. See you on Friday.
  3. I will be graduating from this university in May.


  • since: + point(9:00, March, 1995)
  • for: + period(5 minutes, 5 decades)
Example / 举例
  1. She's been working here since 2018.
  2. I've lived here for two years.


  • during: + noun(this week, this meeting)
  • while: + verb(watching TV, I was watching TV)
Example / 举例
  1. I was busy during the day.
  2. The phone rang while we were sleeping.

12 Confusing English Verbs

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Bring this over here and taking this over there.

Example / 举例
  1. Could you please bring this gift to our teacher for me?
  2. please take this over there.


When we hear something, it just means some auditory information is coming through our ears. listen means we are paying attention to something. When you use "listen", you should add the "to" end of the "listen".

Example / 举例
  1. Did you hear that sound?
  2. Please, could you be quiet? I's just trying to listen to the news.


To remember just means don't forget. But when you remind, you tell someone else or you help someone else not to forget.

Example / 举例
  1. Remember to drink eight glasses of water a day.
  2. Please remind me to call John.


Lend or Borrow?
Lend or Borrow?

Example / 举例
  1. I borrow some books from the library.
  2. The library lends me textbooks.


Example / 举例
  1. Come here! I want to show you something.
  2. When are you going there?


When we use "spent", it just means the feeling is more neutral or positive. But "wasted" means some thing is useless, it's negative.

Example / 举例
  1. I spent lots of money on my car, because I really love it.
  2. Don't waste your money on that movie. It's really bad!