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It means he aimed to arrive at 5 o'clock. Had it read "walking to the palace at 5 o'clock" it would not have been clear if that was the time he left, some time during the walk or the time at the end of the walk.
This is the first result for googling "grammar in vs on for dates": http://5minuteenglish.com/mar18.htm You use on for dates. You use at for times. You would use in for months or years. So in your case, the tester is correct. "I am leaving on March 25, 2015." "I am leaving at 12:00." "I am coming back in April."
We use the pronoun on when saying that something happens on individual days: on Monday on 4th January on Independence day on her birthday on Valentine's day on that day We also use at for points of time in the day: at 5 pm at midnight at noon at dawn at lunchtime at zero hundred hours The original poster need on here, because the given time is a day: ...
Well, you enter into a contest, and you receive a prize in a contest. So, I'd guess it's just a combination of those two collocations. But, on second thought... You received the prize because you were in the contest; or, in other words, you received the prize because you were part of the contest. So, "for" doesn't work because that would imply you received ...
You said it yourself; a man running toward me" (or "walking toward me" , or "coming toward me") — not coming AT you, because that means heading for a collision with you. If you see him in front of you, and say he is coming "toward" you, that has in it the sense of the opposite direction to the direction that you are going. If he is coming toward you from ...
IMO, it's the "in" necessary in "instantiates in": Avicenna's Metaphysics in Context - Page 88 Robert Wisnovsky - 2003 The formal cause and final cause of my son's coming-to-be are identical in number because the very same form of humanity instantiated in my son's body at conception serves both as a formal cause - as his essence, in other ...
Neither sounds odd to me, but I think "between" is better in this case because it implies that Jane is not actually part of the appointments herself; she's just a middleman.
What if you changed it to "... arranged employees' vaccination appointments with occupational health nurses." If it were a meeting, then "between" would fit perfectly.
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