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Autor:  michael r
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Data:  04/OUT/2003 7:52 PM
Assunto:  Re: Inversion
 
Mensagem:  Caro Jose at on: expressions of time. exact times - we use at to give the time of an event appointment etc - We've got to get up at 6 tomorrow morning longer periods - in is used when we talk about weeks, months, seasons, years, and centuries - We usually go to the Belgian Congo in summer. the old testament of the bible - "In the beginning ..." at in - expressions of place when we regard the place as a point we use at in is used when the surroundings are three-dimensional with either time or place at is more specific and in is more generalised With the PJ song you are referring to a precise point in time rather than the initial stage of a long period the position of the lyrics in question is quite specific (whether we conceive of the song in a temporal or spatial sense) and so at would appear most appropriate michaelr


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Inversion  –  José Roberto  03/OUT/2003, 10:34 PM
Re: Inversion  –  m robertson  03/OUT/2003, 11:19 PM
Re: Inversion  –  José Roberto  04/OUT/2003, 7:14 PM
 Re: Inversion  –  michael r  04/OUT/2003, 7:52 PM

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