Prepositions position and location

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Prepositions position and location

  1. 1. PREPOSITIONSpositionandlocation<br />
  2. 2. in / inside: for thingsthat are enclosed<br />Theball is in/insidethehole<br />The boy is in/insidethedesk.<br />
  3. 3. outside : for things that are on the outer or external side of something<br />Thedog is waitingoutsidethe bar.<br />
  4. 4. at<br />They are waitingatthe bus stop.<br />There are threepeopleatthegym.<br />
  5. 5. on: for things that are on the surface<br />Thefan is ontheceiling<br />Thecat is onthetable.<br />He’sputting a nailonthewall.<br />
  6. 6. under: covered by<br />Thecat is underthetable.<br />U-ho, there’s a monsterunderhebed.<br />
  7. 7. over: touching or covering<br />There’s a mosquito net overthebed.<br />They’veput a toweloverthetable.<br />
  8. 8. above: at a higher levelbelow: at a lower level <br />The plane is flying above the clouds, and of course, the clouds are below the plane.<br />
  9. 9. in front of<br />Normally, peopleputthehorsein front ofthe cart.<br />However, some peopleputthecartin front ofthehorse.<br />
  10. 10. behind<br />Thepuppy is hidingbehindthetree.<br />
  11. 11. between two things, butamong more than two things<br />There’s a houseamongthetrees.<br />There’s a passagewaybetweenthetwohouses.<br />
  12. 12. beside/next to opposite/acrossfrom<br />Thesewomenare sittingnext to/besideeachother.<br />Thesewomen are sittingacrossfrom/oppositeeachother.<br />

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