تعلم الإنجليزية الحقيقية من الأفلام والكتب.

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The teacher spoke about bad habits.
The teacher spoke for bad habits,

Don't use for in the sense of about. The chief use of for is to convey the idea of being in favour of. If we say that the teacher spoke for bad habits it's like saying that he/she spoke in favour of bad habits!

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Mary was punished by her father
Mary was punished from her father.

Use by (not from) after the passive form to show the doer of the action.

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I bought a book at fifty pence.
I bought a book for fifty pence.
I can't buy it for such a high price.
I can't buy it at such a high price.

Use for if the actual sum is mentioned, use at if the actual sum isn't given.

If the weight or measure follows the price, use at with the actual sum: That velvet is available at £5 a metre.

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There was a fight between two boys.
There was a fight among two boys.
Divide the apple among you three.
Divide the apple between you three.

Use between for two only. Use among for more than two.

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My uncle will arrive on Saturday.
My uncle will arrive at Saturday.
I usually get up at seven o'clock.
I usually get up on seven o'clock.
She goes for a walk in the afternoon.
She goes for a walk at the afternoon.

Use on with the days of the week or month: on Friday, on March 25, on New Year's Day. Use at with the exact time: at four o'clock, at dawn, at noon, at sunset, at midnight. Use in with a period of time: in April, in winter, in 1945, in the morning. Also at night and by day.

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