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srkdr68
Posted: Thursday, February 10, 2011 11:44:10 AM

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I usually visit my friends 'at weekends' or `on weekends'.Which is correct?

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Posted: Thursday, February 10, 2011 11:48:27 AM
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As a BE speaker I would say 'at weekends' or possibly more preferably (Personally that is) 'at the weekend'.

I do think it may be AE to say on weekends though, from recollection of American TV

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Posted: Thursday, February 10, 2011 11:50:20 AM

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srkdr68 wrote:
I usually visit my friends 'at weekends' or `on weekends'.Which is correct?


"at weekends" is BE and "on weekends" is AE. Both are correct, just depends on your audience or which you usually use.

Edit: I would rather say "at the weekend" too.

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ellana
Posted: Thursday, February 10, 2011 1:08:45 PM
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I agree with blue2
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Thursday, February 10, 2011 1:15:28 PM

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I'd use at weekends (BE) but Google gives both versions.


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Pollux_geminae
Posted: Saturday, January 19, 2013 5:12:29 PM
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AT the weekend
RuthP
Posted: Saturday, January 19, 2013 10:04:03 PM

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In American English, it is definitely on the weekend. Many people would recognize at the weekend as being BE, but it is not used in the U.S. (at least not on my side of the country).
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It seems, however, that this question was dealt with two years ago.
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Posted: Sunday, January 20, 2013 8:20:03 AM

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Thank you for bumping this zombie thread.


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Hi Blooper! Very good Dancing
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