Prepositions of place at, in, on

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Prepositions of place at, in, on

  1. 1. PREPOSITIONS OF PLACE AT, IN, ONPrepositions are words placed before nouns and pronouns. They are used to show time, position and direction.
  2. 2. AT, IN, ON• In general, we use:• at for a POINT• in for an ENCLOSED SPACE• on for a SURFACE
  3. 3. at We use at to refer to a “general” location.Examples:- Juan is at the bus stop waiting for the bus.- Maria is at the door.- - Please read the paragraph at the top of the page.- The restaurant is at the end of German Avenue.
  4. 4. We use in to specify that a noun (object, person, etc) is inside.Where is the bird?- The bird is in the cage.- Where is your father? He’s in the kitchen.- Who is in the room? Jose.
  5. 5. ON • We use on when we want to say that an object or person is on the surface of another object.Picture 3: The fishbowl is on the table. - The chiropractor stand on his patient’s back. - The man looked at the clock on the wall. - The man wrote the address on the package. - The climbers stood on top of the mountain.
  6. 6. At POINTat the cornerat the bus stopat the doorat the top of the pageat the end of the roadat the entranceat the crossroadsat the front desk
  7. 7. IN ENCLOSED SPACEin the gardenin Londonin Francein a boxin my pocketin my walletin a buildingin a car
  8. 8. ON SURFACEon the wallon the ceilingon the dooron the coveron the flooron the carpeton the menuon a page
  9. 9. The ball is in the box
  10. 10. The ball is on the box.
  11. 11. The man looked at the mail in the post box.

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