Practice | Prepositions with Holidays and Celebrations
(and dropping the preposition)
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I plan to go to my parents’ home on Christmas Eve, but I’ll stay home on Christmas (also: for Christmas).
I want to take the day off on my birthday.
“For my birthday” would also be correct, but it has a slightly different meaning.
(No preposition before “this week.")
My birthday is on April 3. It falls on a weekend this year.
(No preposition before “this year.”)
I heard a loud noise at midnight last night.
(No preposition is needed before “last night.")
I’m flying to Dallas this Friday. I’ll be back on Saturday.
(No preposition before “this Friday.”)
What are you doing for Ramadan this year?
(Also: at, during, for, or on Ramadan.)
I have to work one Independence Day this year, but I have the day off on Thanksgiving.
(for Thanksgiving is also possible.)
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