prepositional phrases with AT list
Learn some prepositional phrases with the preposition ‘AT’.
- at a crossroads – at a crucial point where a decision must be made
- at a time – during one particular moment
- at death’s door – near death
- at each other’s throats – two or more people are arguing/fighting
- at Her majesty’s pleasure -Someone who is put in prison
- at loggerheads – involved in a conflict/dispute
- at sea – confused about something
- at sixes and sevens – confused/disordered
- at stake – at risk of being lost/stolen/damaged etc.
- at the drop of a hat – do something without hesitation/immediately
- at the end of one’s tether – about to explode because you are angry, stressed, tired etc.
- at the top of one’s lungs – as loud as possible
- at this stage in the game – the current point in a situation/process
- at this time of night – surprise that something is happening so late
- at times – on occasions, sometimes
Take a look at the examples with pictures to gain a better understanding of the meaning.