Among many, we use following prepositions more than other. So let’s look at the these in more detail:
- to incorporate data that shows an increase or decrease from one amount to another.
- to show the starting and ending time
- to show data at a particular point of time
|the graph starts at Rs 50 on 2010.
During the next two consecutive years, consumption remained constant at approximately $33333333 per year.
the verbs that can be used with at to show a particular point of time are:_
- peaks at
- commences at
- remained constant/steady
By / of
- to show the amount of difference between the data
Let’s considered the percentage of coffee lovers rose from 23% to 43%,
- Production increased by 20%.(verb(increased) + by)
- There was a increase of 20% in production .(noun(a increase) + of)
- ‘On’ is used to indicate more specific days and dates whereas “in” for select, general moments in time .
- For example,”On Monday evening, growth is the highest. In 2009, the intake has increased.
- to show a period of time or number
|Between 2009 and 2015, the amount of production remains stable.
In 2009, the demand fluctuates between 20 gm and 30 gm.