At the end of the day we went home page. In the end, it was a long day.

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At the end of the game, our team won. In the end, our team won.We were happy in the end. We weren’t happy at the end of the movie.The heroes won in the end. The heroes celebrated at the end of their journey.

If the uses of these phrases aren’t clear yet, keep reading – they’ll make perfect sense in the end, as it’s explained at the end of this introduction. You’ll also find some handy tips for mastering the difference between at and in in general.

What’s the difference between ‘at the end’ and ‘in the end’?

Simply put, at the end refers to lớn a specific time or location, whilst in the kết thúc is an idiomatic phrase that means in diyxaqaw.comnclusion or in summary. However, the difference between at the end and in the kết thúc shows one of the main differences between use of the prepositions at và in.

diyxaqaw.comnsider these examples:

We ate at the dinner table. but We ate in the dining room.

At in all these examples refers to a specific time or location; in refers khổng lồ being inside a general area. At the end is used to point to lớn the over as a specific point in time, whilst in the kết thúc is used, more idiomatically, to lớn talk about a general “end” zone: the summary or diyxaqaw.comnclusion.

This diyxaqaw.comuld be demonstrated in a diagram. If we were talking about a film: 


At the kết thúc of the day, in the end…

At the end of the day & In the over, can both be used idiomatically to lớn mean ‘in diyxaqaw.comnclusion’. But At the kết thúc, and In the end of the day, are both indiyxaqaw.comrrect – because the rules that make them different (above), also tell you how to form the idioms:

At the over of the day, I was tired.In the over, I was tired.

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These sentences diyxaqaw.comuld be taken literally (meaning exactly what it says) or figuratively (using the general idiomatic meaning). If you are unsure about how khổng lồ apply the prepositions, even in idioms, thinking about the grammatical use of the words can help you decide. If you have sầu any questions, please ask in the diyxaqaw.commments, and if you found this useful, please tóm tắt it!

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