"On" or "At the Weekend" in the English Grammar

On or At the Weekend

The final days of every week that are off days are called the weekend. But how do we refer to it? Is it 'on the weekend' or 'at the weekend?'

"On" or "At the Weekend" in the English Grammar

Which One Should Be Used?

Both 'on the weekend' and 'at the weekend' are correct and can be used to refer to the end of the week.

On the Weekend

'On the weekend' and 'at the weekend' both refer to the 'off' time at the end of each week. 'On the weekend' is commonly used by American people, and 'at the weekend' is common among British people.

What did you do on the weekend?

What did you do at the weekend?

She did her chores on the weekend.

She did her chores at the weekend.

In the Weekend

When we are referring to events and actions that occurred during a weekend, we cannot use the preposition 'in.' Avoid using 'in the weekend' and use 'at the weekend' or 'on the weekend' instead.

He often exercises in the weekend.

He often exercises at the weekend.

He often exercises on the weekend.

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