469 – Using AT (Part 3) – Phrases and Expressions with AT



This is the last episode in a three part series on the preposition AT. In Episode 467, we looked at 8 different ways that we use AT. Last week, in Episode 468, we studied phrasal verbs and idioms that contain AT. For today’s English lesson, we are going to look at other set phrases and expressions that use at. Are you ready? Let’s get started!

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:

  • Do I eat raisins? Not at all. I don’t like dried fruit.
  • Jack doesn’t drink at all, so whenever we go out, he drives.
  • At first, Kim really enjoyed her job at the bank, but after a few weeks, she realized it wasn’t a good fit for her.
  • At first, he started his business as a food truck and now he has restaurants all over the country.
  • I hear fighting coming from my neighbors house. It looks like they are at it again.
  • It seems like Jack is at it again. He came home smelling like alcohol.
  • We waited at the station for thirty minutes and at last the train came.
  • The package my mother sent me arrived at last. International shipping sometimes takes a long time.
  • We need at least three people to lift this table.
  • You should add at least a dash of salt to give this soup some flavor.
  • It’s snowing very hard, but at least it’s not windy outside.
  • The food in that restaurant wasn’t good, but at least the waiter was nice.
  • It will take you five minutes at most to walk to the park.
  • It’s not a big city, so you can see all of the important sight in three or four days at most.
  • Please come here at once. There is an important issue we need to discuss.
  • That man fell in the street. Call an ambulance at once.
  • With computers these days, you can have several applications open at once.
  • I can’t move all of these packages at once. I’m going to need to make three trips.
  • This new iPhone is where it’s at.
  • I think New York city is where it’s at. You can see all of the latest trends there.

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