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Practice: Dropping Prepositions of Time

Instructions

Based on this lesson, type the missing preposition in the blanks below. Leave it blank if you can or must drop the preposition.

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1. I have to work late tomorrow night, but I have the day off Thursday and Friday.

I have to work late tomorrow night, but I have the day off on Thursday and Friday.

You can also drop the preposition before “Thursday and Friday.”

2. I have a test tomorrow and another one Friday.

I have a test tomorrow and another one on Friday.

You can also drop the preposition before “Friday.”

3. I’ll be very busy this weekend. Can we go out Saturday next weekend?

I’ll be very busy this weekend. Can we go out on Saturday next weekend.

(No preposition before “this weekend” or “next weekend.”)

4. It was sunny the morning, but it rained hard all afternoon yesterday.

It was sunny in the morning, but it rained hard all afternoon yesterday.

(No preposition before “all afternoon.”)

5. I need to finish all this work this afternoon. I start a new job Monday.

I need to finish all this work this afternoon. I start a new job on Monday.

You can also drop the preposition before “Monday.”

6. Are you leaving for Los Angeles tomorrow or the day after tomorrow?

Are you leaving for Los Angeles tomorrow or the day after tomorrow?

(No preposition before “tomorrow” or “the day after tomorrow.”)

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