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Prepositions in/at I need to insert either in or at in this sentence: "We arrived at the airport ... good time for the plane." Considering a common phrase "in the right place at the right time", there should be "at" in the gap. Am I right?
Aug 18, 2019 2:42 PM
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"... in good time" is the correct answer. There are many excellent online tools which can help you find answers. frequency information - google ngram of "in good time" and "at good time" https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=in+good+time%2C+at+good+time&year_start=1800&year_end=2000&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t1%3B%2Cin%20good%20time%3B%2Cc0%3B.t1%3B%2Cat%20good%20time%3B%2Cc0 explanations google in good time google at good time Oxford Learner's Dictionaries https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/time_1?q=time in time (for something/to do something) ​ not late; with enough time to be able to do something Will we be in time for the six o'clock train? The ambulance got there just in time (= to save somebody's life).
August 18, 2019
1. Use "in", though I would say "just in time ..." 2. Yes, that is correct.
August 18, 2019
I think that you are right
August 18, 2019
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