Prepositional Phrases – At
In english, We use preposiiton-at very often. You can examine prepositional phrases below;
at the age of – I learnt to drive at the age of 21.
at the beginning of – I joined a gym at the beginning of the year.
at the bottom of – There’s a shop at the bottom of this hill.
at all costs – I need to pass this exam at all costs.
at one’s desk – I spend most of my working day at my desk.
at the door – There’s somebody at the door.
at the end – I’m going to Madrid at the end of the month.
at fault – Who was at fault for the accident?
at first – At first, I was happy here but now I’m not.
at first sight – We met at university and it was love at first sight.
at a glance – At a glance, your resume looks fantastic.
at a guess – At a guess, 50 people were at the party.
at hand – I always have a pen at hand in case I need to take notes.
at … km per hour – He was fined £150 for driving at 200km per hour.
at last – At last, our bus has arrived.
at the latest – Thank goodness! Cinderella had to be home by12 at the latest.
at least – Its cold but at least it’s not raining.
at length – My dad could talk at length about Irish history.
at midday/midnight – I went home at midnight as I was tired.
at the moment – I’m living in Ireland at the moment.
at night – I can’t study during the day. I prefer to study at night.
at once – Everybody started talking at once.
at present – At present, I’m working for a multinational.
at random – Numbers are selected at random in a lottery.
at any rate – At any rate, I’m confident I’ll find a job soon.
at the same time – I had fun and improved my English at the same time.
at school – Things were very different when I was at school.
at short notice – She cancelled the meeting at short notice.
at the table – The whole family sat at the table for dinner.
at times – At times, I feel like moving to another country.
at the top of – Barcelona are at the top of the Spanish league.
at university – I studied economics at university.
at the weekend – I love going out with friends at the weekend.
at work – I’m at work right now so I’ll call you back later.