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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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Gemma spent all the day into her room.
Gemma spent all the day in her room.
Richard came in the room and sat down.
Richard came into the room and sat down.

In denotes position inside something, while into denotes motion or direction towards the inside of something.

Always write the preposition into as one word.

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We come at school every morning,
We come to school every morning.
Someone is standing to the door.
Someone is standing at the door.

Use to to express motion from one place to another, use at to denote position.

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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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We walked till the river and back.
We walked to the river and back.
I'll stay here to next month.
I'll stay here till next month.

Use to with distance, and till (until) with time.

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