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Why we not use "on yesterday"?



 
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Why we not use "on yesterday"? #1 (permalink) Tue Jun 13, 2006 10:16 am   Why we not use "on yesterday"?
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #204 "Prepositions of Time and Date (2)", question 1

......... yesterday, I went shopping and found some great outfits for spring.

(a) On
(b) In
(c) (none)

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #204 "Prepositions of Time and Date (2)", answer 1

Yesterday, I went shopping and found some great outfits for spring.

Correct answer: (c) (none)

Your answer was: incorrect
On yesterday, I went shopping and found some great outfits for spring.
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Sir can you explain me, why we not use "on yesterday"?

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Why we not use "on yesterday"? #2 (permalink) Tue Jun 13, 2006 10:51 am   Why we not use "on yesterday"?
 

Hi

You do not need a prepostion with words such as yesterday, today, tomorrow, this morning, etc.

You use the prepostion on when you talk about a specific date or day such as:
Tuesday, June 13th, New Year's Day, etc.

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