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On time = punc___, not late. If something happens on time, it happens at the time that was pl__ed.

 

On time = punctual, not late. If something happens on time, it happens at the time that was planed. (à l'heure)

  • The 11.45 train left on time. (= it left at 11.45)
  • "I'll meet you at 7.30.' 'OK, but please be on time.' (=don't be late, be there at 7.30)
  • The conference was well-organised. Everything began and finished on time.

The opposite of on time is Late:

  • Be on time. Don't be Late.

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In time (for something / to do something) = soon en___.
 

In time (for something / to do something) = soon en___. (à temps)

  • Will you be home in time for dinner? (=soon enough for dinner)
  • I've sent Tracey a birthday present. I hope it arrives in time (for her birthday). (=on or before her birthday)
  • I'm in a hurry. I want to get home in time to see the game on TV. (=soon enough to see the game)

The opposite of in time is too Late:

  • I got home too Late to see the game on TV.

You can say just in time (= almost too late):

  • We got to the station just in time for our train.
  • A child ran into the road in front of the car- I managed to stop just in time.

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At the end (of something) = at the time when something e___.

 

 

At the end (of something) = at the time when something e___.

  • I'm going away at the end of January I at the end of the month.
  • At the end of the concert, everyone applauded.
  • The players shook hands at the end of the game.

Note: We do not say 'in the end of ... '. So you cannot say 'in the end of January' or 'in the end of the concert'.

The opposite of at the end (of ... ) is at the beginning (of ... ):

  • I'm going away at the beginning of January. (not in the beginning)

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In the end = fina___. We use in the end when we say what the final r___ of a situation was.

In the end = finally. We use in the end when we say what the final result of a situation was.

  • We had a lot of problems with our car. We sold it in the end. (= finally we sold it)
  • He got more and more angry. In the end he just walked out of the room.
  • Alan couldn't decide where to go for his holidays. He didn't go anywhere in the end. (not at the end)

The opposite of in the end is usually at first:

  • At first we didn't get on very well, but in the end we became good friends.

 

5

Complete the sentences with on time or in time.

The film was supposed to start at 8.30, but it didn't begin ____.

Complete the sentences with on time or in time.

The film was supposed to start at 8.30, but it didn't begin on time.

6

Complete the sentences with on time or in time.

I like to get up ____ to have a big breakfast before going to work.

Complete the sentences with on time or in time.

I like to get up in time to have a big breakfast before going to work.

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Complete the sentences with on time or in time.

We want to start the meeting ____, so please don't be late.

Complete the sentences with on time or in time.

We want to start the meeting on time, so please don't be late.

8

Complete the sentences with on time or in time.

I've just washed this shirt. I want to wear it this evening, so I hope it will be dry ____.

 

 

 

Complete the sentences with on time or in time.

I've just washed this shirt. I want to wear it this evening, so I hope it will be dry in time.

9

Complete the sentences with on time or in time.

The train service isn't very good. The train are seldom ____.

 

 

 

 

Complete the sentences with on time or in time.

The train service isn't very good. The train are seldom on time.

 

10

Complete the sentences with on time or in time.

I nearly missed my flight this morning. I got to the airport just ____.

 

 

 

Complete the sentences with on time or in time.

I nearly missed my flight this morning. I got to the airport just in time.

11

Complete the sentences with on time or in time.

I almost forgot that it was joe's birthday. Fortunately I remembered ____.

 

 

 

 

 

Complete the sentences with on time or in time.

I almost forgot that it was joe's birthday. Fortunately I remembered in time.

12

Read the situations and make sentences using just in time.

You were walking home. Just after you got home, it started to rain very heavily. (get I home) I____.

 

Read the situations and make sentences using just in time.

You were walking home. Just after you got home, it started to rain very heavily. (get I home) I got home just in time.

13

Read the situations and make sentences using just in time.

Tim was going to sit on the chair you had just painted. You said, 'Don't sit on that chair!', so he didn't. (stop I him) I ____.

 

 

Read the situations and make sentences using just in time.

Tim was going to sit on the chair you had just painted. You said, 'Don't sit on that chair!', so he didn't. (stop I him) I stop him just in time.

14

Complete the sentences using at the end + the following.

Two of the runners collapsed. To my surprise, I was offered the job (the race) ____.

 

Complete the sentences using at the end + the following.

Two of the runners collapsed. To my surprise, I was offered the job (the race) at the end of the race.

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Complete the sentences using at the end + the following.

To my surprise, I was offered the job (the interview) ____.

 

 

Complete the sentences using at the end + the following.

To my surprise, I was offered the job (the interview) a the end of the interview.

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Write sentences with In the end. Use the verb in patentheses.

Anna got more and more fed up with her job.
(resign) ____.

Write sentences with In the end. Use the verb in patentheses.

Anna got more and more fed up with her job.
(resign) In the end she resigned.

17

Write sentences with In the end. Use the verb in patentheses.

I tried to learn German, but I found it too difficult.
(give up) _____.

 

Write sentences with In the end. Use the verb in patentheses.

I tried to learn German, but I found it too difficult.
(give up) In the end I gave up.

18

Put it at or in.

lt took me a long time to find a job. ____ the end I got a job in a hotel.

Put it at or in.

lt took me a long time to find a job. At the end I got a job in a hotel.

19

Put it at or in.

Are you going away ____ the beginning of August or ____ the end?

 

Put it at or in.

Are you going away in the beginning of August or at the end?

20

Put it at or in.

I couldn't decide what to buy Laura for her birthday. I didn't buy her anything ___ the end.

 

 

Put it at or in.

I couldn't decide what to buy Laura for her birthday. I didn't buy her anything in the end.

21

Put it at or in.

We waited ages for a taxi. We gave up ____ the end and walked home.

 

 

Put it at or in.

We waited ages for a taxi. We gave up in the end and walked home.

22

Put it at or in.

I'll be moving to a new address ____ the end of September.

 

 

 

 

Put it at or in.

I'll be moving to a new address at the end of September.