Лебедева Вероника Константиновна

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Albert Einstein








1. точное время:

·   at 6 o’clock;

·   at midnight (в полночь); at noon / midday (в полдень)

·   at sunrise / dawn (на рассвете), at sunset (на закате)

·   at the moment

2. части дня:

·   at night (ночью)

·   at lunchtime (в обед)

3. праздники:

·   at Christmas (на Рождество)

·   at Easter (на Пасху)

4. выходные: at the weekend (but: at weekends)

5. начало и конец ч.-л.:

·   at the beginning of … (в начале)

·   at the end of… (в конце)

·   at first (сначала)

·   at last (наконец)

·   at conclusion (в заключение)

6.  о количестве раз:

·   at once (сразу)

·   one at a time (по одному)

·   at two sittings (за две встречи)

7. устойчивые фразы:

·   at the age of (в возрасте…)

·   at the same time (одновременно)

·   at no time (никогда)

·   at times (время от времени)

·   at the time (тогда)

·   at the right / wrong time (вовремя / не вовремя)

·   at the last minute

·   at the turn of the century (на рубеже веков)

1. дни, даты:

·   on Monday (в понедельник)

·   on the 25 of July (25 июля)

2. перед частями дня, если перед ними стоит определение:

·   on a peaceful night (тихой ночью)

·    on Monday evening

(в понедельник вечером)

3. перед названием праздника, если в его название входит сущ-е day: on Christmas day

4. устойчивые фразы:

·   on the eve (накануне)

·   on time (точно вовремя)

·   on holiday, on leave (на каникулах, в отпуске)

·   day on day (день за днем)

·   cash on delivery (оплата при доставке)

·   on a trip (в поездке, во время поездки)

·   on the stroke of two  (точно в два)

1.   с месяцами, годами, веками, десятилетиями, тысячелетиями:

·   in April

·   in 1987

·   in 1950s

·   in the 19th century

2.   с частями дня, если перед ними стоит the:

·   in the morning (утром)

·   in the afternoon (днем)

·   in the evening (вечером)

·   in the night  (ночью)

3.   с временами года: in winter (зимой)

4.   in + время года + holiday: in the summer holiday (на летних каникулах)

5.   in = через : in two years’ time (через два года)

6.   устойчивые фразы:

·   in no time (сразу)

·   in time (вовремя)

·   in free / spare time (в свободное время)

·   in the end (в конце концов)

·   in good time (заранее)

·   all in good time (всему свое время)

·   in the dead of night (глухой ночью)

·   in a jiff (мигом)

NOTE: Как правило, перед словами this, last, next, every и следующим за ним существительным, обозначающим время, предлоги не ставятся.







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