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Liam has a flat in Paris.
Liam has a flat at Paris.
My mother is staying at 66 Argyle Street.
My mother is staying in 66 Argyle Street.

We use in to describe the physical location of something as part of a larger thing or place. We use at when we're talking about an address, a public place or building (a bus stop, the Post Office, the library etc.) and cases in which the location is irrelevant but what we do there is what matters (school, the dentist, dance class etc.) 

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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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She's lived here since two years.
She's lived here for two years.

Place the preposition for before words or phrases denoting a period of time: for three days, for six weeks, for two years, for a few minutes, for a long time. Use it with any tense except the present.

For is often omitted. We can say: I've been here for two years or I've been here two years.

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I have other books except these.
I have other books besides these
Also possible:
I have other books as well as these

Except means to leave out: Everyone was present except John.

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Ian's been ill from last Friday.
Ian's been ill since last Friday.

Place the preposition since before words or phrases denoting a point in time: since Monday, since yesterday, since eight o'clock, since Christmas. When we use since, the verb is usually in the present perfect tense, but it may be in the past perfect: I was glad to see Tom. I hadn't seen him since last Christmas.

From can also denote a point in time, but it must be followed by to or till: He works from eight o'clock till one o'clock without a break.

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