Here's the short answer: eventually (English) and eventuell (Deutsch) don't mean the same thing. Luckily for me, this question came up in class and I realised I had been making the same mistake my students were making - another example of a false friend.

So what's the difference? Which word should I use, and when?

"I can't sleep in the night" 🥱

Is it in the night or at night? At the weekend, on the weekend or in the weekend?

Let's have a look at the different prepositions of time used in English, as well as some general guidelines on when to use which preposition.

Do you know when you should use make or do? Learn by doing - scroll down to choose your level and practise when you should use make or do. If you need to revise, check out this post.

What do you do when you're unhappy with a service? Why, you graffiti your complaints where everyone can see them, of course. Although graffiti doesn't require grammatical accuracy, this particular example leaves much to be desired...Where to start?

What does it mean to get cold feet?

Native speakers are able to recognize and understand idioms easily, but they can be quite a challenge for language learners. Here’s another post in a series aimed at shedding light on some of the best-known idioms in the English language.