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average rainfall for 2011 till april

location JAN FEB MAR APR
MUMBAI 110 65 11.9 32
NEW YORK 33 98 44 555
CAIRO 16 678 56 89.09
MADRID 79 11 77 32
TOKYO 444 98 123 123
TORONTO 22 232 445 45
DALLAS 40.98 54 66.01 77.8
AMSTERDAM 43 55 35 65
DELHI 45 122 64.03 132
CHILE 24 66.9 21 33.8

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Exercises on Prepositions
Prepositions are short words (on, in, to) that usually stand in front of nouns (sometimes also in front of gerund verbs).
Even advanced learners of English find prepositions difficult, as a 1:1 translation is usually not possible. One preposition in your native language might have several translations depending on the situation.
There are hardly any rules as to when to use which preposition. The only way to learn prepositions is looking them up in a dictionary, reading a lot in English (literature) and learning useful phrases off by heart (study tips).
The following table contains rules for some of the most frequently used prepositions in English:
Prepositions - Time
English Usage Example on days of the week on Monday in months / seasons time of day year after a certain period of time (when?) in August / in winter in the morning in 2006 in an hour at for night for weekend a certain point of time (when?) at night at the weekend at half past nine since from a certain point of time (past till now) since 1980 for over a certain period of time (past till now) for 2 years ago a certain time in the past
2 years ago before earlier than a certain point of time before 2004 to telling the time ten to six (5:50) past telling the time ten past six (6:10) to / till / until marking the beginning and end of a period of time from Monday to/till Friday till / until in the sense of how long...

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