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.
When you are finished, click “Answer.”
Attention: Remember that sometimes you do not use a preposition.
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1. I plan to go to my parents’ Christmas Eve, but I’ll stay home Christmas.
I plan to go to my parents’ home on Christmas Eve, but I’ll stay home on Christmas. (Also: for Christmas.)
2. I want to take the day off my birthday.
I want to take the day off on my birthday.
3. I need to wake up early everyday this week.
No preposition is needed.
4. My birthday is April 3. It falls a Saturday this year.
My birthday is on April 3. It falls on a weekend this year.
(No preposition before “this year.”)
I heard a loud noise midnight last night.
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 Saturday.
I’m flying to Dallas this Friday. I’ll be back on Saturday.
(No preposition before “this Friday.”)
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