0

I am concerned about what preposition I should use in this sentence.

We met at an event. or We met on an event.

Basically, when I have to use prepositions for places I get really confused between "on" and "at". Sometimes I even wonder if it should be "in". So can you please teach me how and when to use these 3 prepositions for places?

  • 1
    In general: at a place and on a date. I met her on Tuesday at the station. But: I met her on Tuesday on the roof or on the beach. ON is for places you stand on. I met her on the dance floor. BUT: I met her at the dance. You have to start and feel the difference. It takes times, give yourself a break. :) – Lambie Feb 6 '18 at 17:22
1

Definitely "at an event" but "on holiday" or "on a training course". That would be consistent with going to an event but going on holiday or a course.

| improve this answer | |
  • Yes, to meet someone on holiday, on a training course. In addition to: on the roof or on the beach, for example. – Lambie Feb 6 '18 at 17:23

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.