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Tell us about your first job. What did you do? How much did you earn and what did you spend your pay on? Was it difficult or enjoyable? How did you get it?

Write to us in the comments and we'll discuss your answers in the next show.

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I don't get what the difference between "in" and "at" is, that many specific things strictly get just one of them (such as "at the university", "in the building", "in / at the morning".). Is there a clear rule where to use this one (at) and where to use the second one (in)? Please explain the usage?

Hello Muhammad Erad

It can indeed be confusing! I would recommend you have a look at this dictionary page, which gives a nice summary of how 'at', 'on' and 'in' are used to speak about places. I think the explanation there should answer many of your questions, but if you have any other after reading it, please don't hesitate to ask us here.

All the best

Kirk

The LearnEnglish Team

Which dictionary page? Can you provide me with the link?

Hello Muhammad Erad

I'm sorry about that! I forgot to include the link yesterday. I've just added it to my comment above and here you have it in this comment, too.

All the best

Kirk

The LearnEnglish Team

I work for few month as a receptionist in the restaurant it was quite spectacular , i
saw more people and i enjoyed with a team.

My first job was to help my father in the fields, in banana plantations, corn, among others.

When i was fifteen years old i used to work as ball boy at sport club. i worked five hours per day through five years. I earned twenty pesos per hour.
With my first job I was able to pay for necessities such as tickets, food, clothes and school supplies. it was a great and funny experience but also very tired. In my first job also i could practice tenis, it is my favourite sport. Now I want to return at sport club like a client

1) I object on wearing yellow colour.
2) I object to wearing yellow colour.
Which sentence is correct. I am confused here, whether to use 'to' or 'on.'

Hello Muhammad Erad,

The correct preposition after 'object' is 'to', so the second sentence is correct. I think we would say 'the colour yellow' and not just 'colour yellow', however.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you.

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