What is Preposition?
Quite a number of words may be used to denote time. The choice of word depends on what the speaker wants to convey. In most cases the choices are very easy.
Point of time at 5o' clock, at noon, at midnight
Festival at Christmas,
Meal time at lunch, at dinner
Indefinite period at dawn, at midnight
Day in spring, in winter
Datein 1969, in 2010
Day+ morning, evening in March, in July
Afternoon, nightin the morning
Yearin 1969, in 2010
Month in March, in July
Dayin early morning
PREPOSITIONS OF PLACE
The car stopped at the traffic light
He stood at the end of the queue
The books are lying on the table.
The notice is pasted on the wall.
There is no milk in the bottle.
There are many pictures in this book.
The fan was just over my head.
The king rules over his kingdom.
I lay just under the fan.
A cat is sitting under the table.
Last Evening we went to the theatre.
A car took us to the station.
He jumped into the river to save the drowning man.
I went straight into my father's office.
Climb up on the tree.
We walked up to the hill to the old church.
OTHER USES OF PREPOSITIONS
1. ABOUT It suggests the subject of a conversation, book, etc.: He told us about his past experiences.
2. BESIDES = in addition to: I can't do this alone. You'll have to ask someone beside me.
3. BYIt suggests the person or thing that did something: This novel was written by
4. FOR It shows purpose: Let's go for a cup of coffee.
5. FROMsuggests the source of something: I've received a present from my father. Take a glass from the cupboard.From your story it is quite clear that you are innocent.
6. INsuggests the interior of any thing: It was so pleasant to walk in the forest. Today she is in a cheerful mood.