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GRAMMAR: Prepositions of Place
In – a position inside a larger area, or larger space.
I’ll meet you in the office.
The report is in the newspaper
On – something touching a surface, or a location – a river or a road.
My bag is on the table
London is on the river Thames
To – describes movement to a location.
I drive to work every day.
She went to Paris yesterday.
From – describes movement away from a place.
They travelled from London to Sydney
We ordered a computer from the manufacturers
Under – describes a position below something else.
The suitcase is under the bed
The car park is under the hotel
Over – describes a position above something else.
Airplanes fly over the city
The bridge goes over the road
Across – describes moving from one side to another.
The tourists travelled across the city
The airplane flew across the Atlantic Ocean
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