Common uses with the preposition AT
In English, we use the adjectives good, bad, better, worse, with the preposition AT, plus a subject. (Math, Science, History, English etc.)
“I’m not good at history but I’m good at math.”
“Allen is better than me at history but worse at math.”
“We are both bad at science, but we are studying hard to get better. (At science.)”
In English, we use the preposition AT with the verbs LOOK and STARE.
“It’s not polite to stare at people.”
“-Look at that! A bird flew into to window!”
In English, we also use the preposition AT with these verbs.
“When I dropped my soup at lunchtime everyone laughed at me.”
“I went hunting with my Dad one time. I shot at many birds, but I didn’t hit anything.”
Point AT / Point (something) AT
“When you use a spray can be careful not to point it at anyone’s eyes or face.”
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