Friday, June 4, 2010

At

At



Well now I have been onto google trends and seen that "at" is a hot topic. So me being the resourceful and smart person I am decided to do a post on the word at.

ACHTUNG! This is a definition for below scroll down to source for skippers!

at1   /æt; unstressed ət, ɪt/ Show Spelled[at; unstressed uht, it] Show IPA


–preposition

1.(used to indicate a point or place occupied in space); in, on, or near: to stand at the door; at the bottom of the barrel.

2.(used to indicate a location or position, as in time, on a scale, or in order): at zero; at noon; at age 65; at the end; at the lowest point.

3.(used to indicate presence or location): at home; at hand.

4.(used to indicate amount, degree, or rate): at great speed; at high altitudes.

5.(used to indicate a direction, goal, or objective); toward: Aim at the mark. Look at that.

6.(used to indicate occupation or involvement): at work; at play.

7.(used to indicate a state or condition): at ease; at peace.

8.(used to indicate a cause or source): She was annoyed at his stupidity.

9.(used to indicate a method or manner): He spoke at length.

10.(used to indicate relative quality or value): at one's best; at cost.

—Idioms

11.be at (someone), to be sexually aggressive toward (a person): She's pregnant again because he's at her morning, noon, and night.
12.where it's at, Informal. the place where the most interesting or exciting things happen: Emma says that Rome is definitely where it's at now.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Origin:

bef. 900; ME; OE æt; c. OFris et, ON, OS, Goth at, OHG az, L, Old Welsh, Old Breton ad, Gk a- (< a pre-Hellenic IE substratum language), Oscan, OIr, Gaulish, Phrygian ad-
 
Source
 
Now lets start off with the at in other languages

At in Arabic - في
At in Bulgarian - По
At in Chinese Simplified - 在
At in Chinese Traditional - 在
At in Czech - Na
At in Danish - I (danishes are awesome right?)
At in Dutch - bij
At in Farsi - در
At in Finnish - , (Is that a comma???)
At in French - à
At in German - an
At in Greek -  [[at]] (these online translators suck)
At in Hausa - Da (Waaaa where do they speak this?)
At in Hebrew - על
At in Hindi - को
At in Hungarian - A
At in Italian - a
At in Japanese - [[at]] (Conspiracy!!! Greek and Japanese are the same!)
At in Korean - 에
At in Norwegian - På
At in Pashto - و نه (Where do they speak this one too???)
At in Polish - Co
At in Portugese - em
At in Romanian - La
At in Russian - на (trololo guy is just saying at a lot!)
At in Serbian - Na (Czech and Serbian?)
At in Spanish - en
At in Swedish - på (Norwegian and Swedish? So much to conspire)
At in Thai - ที่
At in Turkish - 31 (31!!! O COME ON!!! A NUMBER!!!)
At in Urdu - میں

Danish *drools like homer*

So let me think of all the things AT can be used in.

- First of all speaking from my biological knowledge I'm going to say "AT"P. An acronym for adenosinetriphosphate. In a nutshell, ENERGY! for cells

- An AT is the abbreviation for something called an ampere turn.

At can be used in sentences like "You're so ugly no one wants to look AT you".

- AcTually *0.o?*


Ok so we've seen a brief overview of the word/preposition of AT hope you feel enlightened. :)

Life update.

Just started my 3 day underwater hockey tournament. It's late I gotta go to bed, wish me luck. Hope you enjoyed this post :)

"Sam you're awesome." Awwww readers right back AT you.

Stay happy people :)


1 comments:

Claudia Lawrence said... [Reply to comment]

Hi, nice blog & good post. You have beautifully maintained it, you must try this website which really helps to increase your traffic. hope u have a wonderful day & awaiting for more new post. Keep Blogging!

Post a Comment

Related Posts with Thumbnails