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In, at, on (position) (2) Unit 118


Unit 118

In, at, on (position) (2)

 

(a) Мы говорим, что кто-то присутствует at каком-то

событии.

Например:`at a party/at a concert/at a conference /at a football match':

 

- Were there many people at the party / at the meeting?

- I saw Jack at the football match / at the concert on Saturday.

 

(b) Мы говорим:

 

at home

at university

at the seaside

in bed

on a farm

at work

at a station

at sea

(on a voyage)

in hospital

 

at school

at an airport

 

in prison

 

 

- I'll be at work until 5.30 but I'll be at home all evening.

- Julia is studying medicine at university.

- We'll be arriving at 9.30. Can you meet us at the station?

- Tom's father is in hospital.

- Have you ever worked on a farm?

 

(c) Вы часто можете употреблять in или at при

указании здания. Можно сказать in a hotel или

at a hotel; Вы можете поесть in a restaurant или

at a restaurant.

Обычно мы употребляем at, когда указываем на

место, где происходит событие (например: концерт,

фильм, собрание, спортивное мероприятие и т.д.):

 

- We went to a concert at the Royal Festival Hall.

- The meeting took place at the company's headquarters.

- `Where were you last night?' `At the cinema.' / `At the theatre.'

 

Мы говорим at someone's house:

 

- I was at Tom's house last night. (или I was at Tom's last night.)

 

Мы употребляем in, когда имеем в виду само здание:

 

- The rooms in Tom's house are very small.

- I enjoyed the film but it was very cold in the cinema.

 

(d) Обычно мы употребляем in с городами и деревнями:

 

- Tom's parents live in Nottingham. (но не `at Nottingham')

 

Однако Вы можете сказать at, когда город или

деревня является пунктом следования:

 

- Do you know if this train stops at Nottingham?

- We stopped at a pretty village on the way to London.

 

(e) Когда говорят о прибытии в страну или город,

то употребляют arrive in :

 

- When did he arrive in Britain / in London?

 

Когда говорят о прибытии в другие места (здания

и т.д.) или на мероприятия, то используют

arrive at :

 

- What time did he arrive at school / at work / at the hotel / at the party?

 

Мы говорим arrive home (без предлога):

 

- When did he arrive home?


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