PREPOSITIONS IN/ON /TO

THE USE OF PREPOSITIONS IN /ON/TO

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The boats are sailing in the Mediterranean Sea.

A 1.We usually use ‘ IN‘ with spaces :

  • in a room / in a building      They live in a small room .

 

  • in a garden / in a park          The children are playing in the garden .

We are walking in the park .

  2. We use ‘IN‘ with bodies of water

  •     in the water                          The fish is swimming in the water .
  •     in the sea /in a river            The boat is sailing in the Atlantic Ocean.

  3. We use ‘IN‘with lines

  • in a row / in a line                    The students are waiting quietly in a row.
  • in a queue

 

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The beautiful flowers are on the table.

B 1. We use ‘ON‘ with surfaces

  • on the ceiling / on the wall / on the floor     There are some beautiful carpets on                                                                                 the floor.
  • on the table                                                         The book is on the table .

     2. We use ‘ON’ with small islands                    I stayed on Maui .

     3. We usually use ‘ ON ‘ with directions

  • on the left                      The house is on the left side of the river .
  • on the right
  • straight on
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The boy is going to school.

C 1. We use ‘TO’ with movement from one place to another

  • I went to school .
  • Did you go to work?
  • Let’s go to the shopping mall .

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