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“In the afternoon” or “On the afternoon”?

Last weekend, I helped my grandparents with their trip to . On Saturday morning, together with my grandparents, I searched the Internet for the train schedule, the weather in , and some hotel information. In the afternoon, I went to the train station and managed to buy two tickets for my grandparents although there was a long queue.
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It's "in the afternoon".
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Thank you so much, I finally got a straight answer! I've been searching my question up online and all it had was different questions. Emotion: smile

It's in the afternoon. Also you can use 'Them' instead of repeated 'Grandparents'. Thanks

At the afternoon

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No, in.

To say “at afternoon” is not grammatically correct because we are using the preposition in its place form. However, this is what confuses many English learners because we can say,

  • at midday
  • at sunrise
  • at sunset
  • at lunchtime
  • at dinner
  • at breakfast

Afternoon – Anywhere from 12:00 pm to late afternoon, 5:00 pm or even 6:00 pm.

The same applies to the morning and evening. Since morning, afternoon and evening all have a starting point and end, we say ‘in the,’ to describe that period of time.

  • I will leave in the morning after breakfast.
  • Do you like to take a nap in the afternoon?
  • In the evening I will take you to an excellent restaurant nearby where we can watch the sunset.
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