Practice | Prepositions with Holidays and Celebrations
(and dropping the preposition)
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Based on the lesson, type the missing prepositions in the blanks below. If you do not need a preposition, leave it blank.
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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 is needed.
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 before “last night.”)
I’m flying to Dallas this Friday. I’ll be back on Saturday.
(No preposition before “this Friday.”)
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