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7.10: Three Magic Words: At, On, and In

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  • These three words can help you show either time or place.

    Time Place
    At 12:45, at dusk, at sunrise At the library, standing at the edge, walking at the signal, yelling ‘Surprise!’ at Sophie
    On Friday, on our anniversary On the fridge, the building on Sixth Street, on the stage
    In the evening, in June, in 1990, tested in forty minutes In the book, in Seattle, in my bedroom
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