Why do you say 'In the Christmas holydays' instead of 'At Christmas holydays'?
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Prepositions (like at or in) are used used sightly differently across languages, so a lot of people get confused. When you're talking about a certain holiday (spelled with an I, not a Y), you would usually say on or at. When you're talking about a group of holidays or a season, you would usually use during or over, which can also be used with just one holiday.
Thus, you would say:
• on Christmas
• during the holidays/the holiday season
• during Christmas
• on the holidays/the holiday season
I hope this helped.